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what instrument is this!? help!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Albini_Fan, Oct 22, 2003.


  1. Albini_Fan

    Albini_Fan Banned

    Jan 26, 2003
    Beneath Below
    what do you call twangey middle eastern sounding things?
     
  2. artistanbul

    artistanbul Nihavend Longa Vita Brevis

    Apr 15, 2003
    Turkey-Istanbul
    lol
    whichEVER are you talking about.
    Oud? Saz? Kanun? Balama? Kopuz?
    There are LOTS of these "twangey" things out here...
     
  3. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    But there's only one that's familiar to the western pop/rock audience. Right?
     
  4. artistanbul

    artistanbul Nihavend Longa Vita Brevis

    Apr 15, 2003
    Turkey-Istanbul
    I have no idea about any "twangey" eastern instrument in pop or rock. But in, say, jazz, you can find them all. Check Stephan Micus, Jan Garbarek it's all there..
     
  5. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
  6. african "Kalimbas" often found in raggae
     
  7. BassAxe

    BassAxe

    Jul 22, 2002
    Culpeper, VA
    Don't forget the Ektar. Or is it Ectar? You know: single string, metal can, flexible wood...