In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(instrument) de cuerdaa twelve-stringed guitar — una guitarra de doce cuerdas
- The staging was simple with keyboards, two guitars, drums and a stringed quartet.
- The sounds of Indian hand drums - the tabla - float through the air along with a stringed sitar.
- Some artists specialize in traditional music, accompanied by stringed instruments.
- They can be heard here, and I can imagine many listeners being surprised to learn that they are hearing a stringed instrument.
- Traditional Emirian music has a strong drumbeat accompanied by various percussion and stringed instruments.
- At the back of the church were a robed choir and musicians making a quartet of stringed instruments.
- One of the band members strummed a stringed instrument, causing a massive roar to come from the fan girls in the front.
- A piano and stringed instruments were purchased and the family formed a string quartet.
- In mariachi music, stringed instruments are combined with trumpets.
- What other stringed musical instrument was well-known to the people of Bible History?
- Within half a year, he began to talk to others and had begun to master a Tibetan stringed musical instrument, said Kronenberg.
- There are two sure ways of making a fortune in art: buy an undervalued old master, or a Cremona stringed instrument.
- The dance is normally accompanied by a singer, drummer and one or two musicians on stringed instruments.
- Alternatively, nylon stringed guitars offered superior playability and greater scope for advancement.
- Few man-made commodities have risen in value on the scale of stringed instruments.
- The Belembautuyan, made from a hollow gourd and strung with taut wire, is a stringed musical instrument native to Guam.
- The stars twinkle like so many stringed sitars.
- Can women punch out hot licks and melodic riffs on a six stringed fretboard?
- A single musician played a sprightly tune on a curious stringed instrument with two necks.
- See artisans at work making these beautiful stringed instruments.
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