Discover the ancient hammered dulcimer, originating in the Persian empire, journeying through Europe, influencing cultures, and shaping musical traditions worldwide.
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From Chinese sheng to European innovation. Explore its evolution from simple pipes to the intricate design of the 1842 Harmonium, shaping music across continents.
The harp guitar is a hybrid string instrument with guitar body and additional unfretted harp strings alongside the guitar strings.
The hulusi is a woodwind instrument that uses three bamboo pipes and a gourd-like body to produce sound. It combines a drone with a melody using sound holes.
The hyperbass flute, with a three-octave range, is a rare and massive instrument reaching eight feet in length.