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Cümbü Means Fun

A history of a Turkish folk instrument, now more popular in America and Europe. It combined features of the oud and the banjo; unusually, it has interchangeable necks.

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Includes large collection of articles about maintenance, repair, instrument making, and accessories for stringed instruments.

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Indian Stringed Instruments

Pictures and descriptions of the stringed instruments of India.

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John Thompson on the Guqin Silk String Zither

Introduction to this Chinese instrument, with pictures, song lyrics and information on its place in Chinese culture.

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Susso, Seikou

Gambian kora player, now based in Leeds, UK; includes his profile, performances, educational activities, and background on the griot traditions of West Africa.

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Traditional Chinese String Instruments

Profile of Chinese traditional string instruments, including plucked strings, bowed strings, and hammered strings.

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