cimbalom

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A cimbalom

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cimbalom (plural cimbaloms)

  1. (music) A type of concert hammered dulcimer found primarily in the music of Eastern Europe
    • 2007 September 17, Bernard Holland, “Cryptic Messages or Silence From the ’60s Avant-Garde”, New York Times:
      Either/Or, including Anthony Burr, clarinetist; Jane Rigler, flutist; and Richard Carrick and David Shively, percussionists, also employed the cimbalom, the Hungarian pianolike mutant whose twang remains familiar to boozy evenings in late-night Central European bars.

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