In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Accompanying Urna is her German husband and producer Robert Zollitsch, who also played the zither and performed Mogolian throat singing.
- He's heard here both solo and backed by zither and percussion.
- Some fished in clear deep waters and fish would swim over for their bait; some played the zither and the gulls would remain docile and uninterrupted.
- The ballad form, which was most popular between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, often involved pastoral tales sung to the accompaniment of a lute or zither.
- Or, speaking of Steiner, would Gone with the Wind be reduced in epic scope or refined in aesthetic taste were it scored with the zithers of The Third Man?
- They also show me the instruments they keep in the forest - the flutes, bow-harps, zithers and drums that are used in the music.
- First he trained his wife on how to play the zither.
- Lauper has performed on a number of instruments including guitar, dulcimer, zither, recorder, bass recorder, omnichord, banjo, ukelele, tin whistle, and drums among others.
- European zithers are all box zithers: that is, the soundboard forms the upper surface of a wooden resonator box.
- Soon after his arrival in Vienna, Carol Reed heard a local musician, Anton Karas, playing an odd sort of Austrian guitar, called a zither.
- Ancient instruments used for court music include zithers, flutes, reed instruments, and percussion.
- The guqin, a seven-stringed zither, is the oldest of China's stringed instruments, dating back some 3,000 years.
- The whole village is gathered in a noisy sports hall, sipping local wines, while listening to a morbid folk song played on a second-hand zither.
- They've grown up and want us to realise it; this album is more low key and features an impressive array of instruments including a ukulele, zithers, brass and strings.
- The instrumentation includes a fairground organ and a zither.
- The eight-stringed zither on which the old geezer accompanies himself has a really funky tone; he adds mouth percussion between stanzas.
- With harps, gourds, lutes and zithers, the album takes the listener on a journey through the band's life.
- Then he reaches for a what appears to be a fun-sized zither and picks out the melody to ‘I Thought’.
- The Third Man is very much a jape - a sardonic waltz set to the mocking gaiety of its infectious zither theme.
- In addition to a weaving violin and a zither that sends chills down your spine, there is a solo voice - similar to the muezzin's call from the minarets - that is full of heartbreaking longing.
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