You'll hear a marimba and dulcimer every so often in this crescendoing collection of stellar four-part harmonies.
He put down his dulcimer and took hold of the ropes of the net, and began to draw it up out of the silver water.
The violin, guitar, and dulcimer had lain utterly neglected and unstrung.
This instrument still exists in Germany under the name of Hackbrett, or the dulcimer.
It has survived in Europe as the dulcimer, or the German hackbrett.
Laying the dulcimer across her knees, she began striking the strings with two quills, using both shapely hands.
Sarmundal, from Kattyawar, Hindustan; a kind of dulcimer in a case.
Little Prince Ivan sat down and played tunes on the dulcimer—sad enough tunes.
There was a dulcimer in the room aunt Corinne occupied with her mother.
The tools dropped from his hands, and the dulcimer boy was the only person present who had strength enough to open the door.
late 15c., from Middle French doulce mer, variant of doulcemele, perhaps from doulz de mer, said to represent Latin dulce "sweet" + melos "song," from Greek melos "melody."
(Heb. sumphoniah), a musical instrument mentioned in Dan. 3:5, 15, along with other instruments there named, as sounded before the golden image. It was not a Jewish instrument. In the margin of the Revised Version it is styled the "bag-pipe." Luther translated it "lute," and Grotius the "crooked trumpet." It is probable that it was introduced into Babylon by some Greek or Western-Asiatic musician. Some Rabbinical commentators render it by "organ," the well-known instrument composed of a series of pipes, others by "lyre." The most probable interpretation is that it was a bag-pipe similar to the zampagna of Southern Europe.