View Full Version : what kind of instrument is this?
Sep 3rd, 2006, 08:36 AM
my girlfriend wants to buy one, but she dosn't know what it is. she says it's like a sitar, but you sit it flat. i tell her it's a steel guitar, but she dosn't think it is.
"you pluck it" she says & "they use it in traditional asian music"
first person to awnser will get a wailing solo from jen herself lol
Sep 3rd, 2006, 09:05 AM
I thought maybe a kora at first but they're African and they sit upright. It's kind of like a sitar though I guess. :x
Sep 3rd, 2006, 10:42 AM
Sep 4th, 2006, 03:25 AM
That's called a Qin, pronounced Chin.
Sep 4th, 2006, 03:29 AM
Yeah, those are played in most asian traditional music :rolleyes
Sep 4th, 2006, 03:39 AM
Thanks juttin :)
Sep 5th, 2006, 07:59 PM
Sep 6th, 2006, 07:05 PM
i want a hammer dulcimer. it's very similar, but it's hit with two hammers instead of plucked. it's used in rennaissance music.
Sep 6th, 2006, 08:08 PM
Ok...over the years hangin around with a few band I've seen some instruments that I can't remember the names of but were cool.
The first is a small finger plucking instrument...my friend used it for making songs...it looked like a harp that you could pluck with your thumb.
Another was an Indian drum that made a cool "Droop" sound. It had a string inside that you would pull after you hit it and it went "Droop"
name those instruments :/
Sep 6th, 2006, 10:40 PM
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