WATCH | NMC Learning at Home: Hammered Dulcimer—Evolution of the Piano (Part 1)

July 27, 2020

Over several videos, Evan the Educator will take viewers through the evolution of the piano, outlining the parents and grandparents of the piano that we know today. This week, he’ll explore the Hammered Dulcimer. Learn about its history, design, and how to control its vibration and change its timbre.

Below are some videos to help you in your exploration:

  • Watch musician Farhad Khosravi playing the santur HERE.
  • See a performance on the hammered dulcimer HERE.
  • Tune into an excellent Yangqin demonstration HERE.
  • Get introduced to the Khim HERE.

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Special thanks to the Rozsa Foundation and Calgary Foundation for their support of the NMC Learning at Home series.

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