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Hammered dulcimer

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Hammered Dulcimer
a musician playing a Diatonic Hammered Dulcimer
String instrument
Other namesCimbalom
Four-hammer dulcimer
Hammer dulcimer
de: Hackbrett
it: Salterio
es: Dulcémele
pl: Cymbały
fa: Santoor, Santur
uk: Tsymbaly
fr: Tympanon
zh: Yangqin
ko: Yanggeum
kh: ឃឹម Khim
vi: Tam Thập Lục
th: ขิม Khim
tt: чимбал çimbal
Classification Percussion instrument (Chordophone), String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification314.122-4
(Simple chordophone sounded by hammers)
Related instruments
Alpine Zither, Appalachian Dulcimer, Autoharp, Board Zither, Concert Zither, Psaltery

The hammered dulcimer (also called the hammer dulcimer, dulcimer, or tympanon) is a percussion-stringed instrument which consists of strings typically stretched over a trapezoidal resonant sound board.