Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of cimbalom.

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Examples

  • I hope the Enescu really used the solo fiddle to play the hell out of the music: I have an old Bruno LP with gypsy music recorded by a Hungarian string orchestra in the late 30's (it's unsettling to think what probably happened to these players in a few years 'time); it features a solo violin -- and a cimbalon -- jumping through its texture with a startling vitality.

    Borrowing privileges

  • You have like a cimbalon sound, the gypsy instrument.

    The Glamorous Life Of Daniel Hope

  • You have like a cimbalon sound, the gypsy instrument.

    The Glamorous Life Of Daniel Hope

  • Have also enjoyed Dan Hope's recent solo recording East Meets West, an intriguing programme that combines Indian music with Ravi Shankar with Ravel's Tzigane complete with Lutheal - that bizarre device that Ravel invented to make the piano sound like a cimbalon - and also Bartok and de Falla with accompaniments doctored in similar gypsy fashion, to glittering effect.

    Owch

  • Have also enjoyed Dan Hope's recent solo recording East Meets West, an intriguing programme that combines Indian music with Ravi Shankar with Ravel's Tzigane complete with Lutheal - that bizarre device that Ravel invented to make the piano sound like a cimbalon - and also Bartok and de Falla with accompaniments doctored in similar gypsy fashion, to glittering effect.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • The cimbalon in our living room, beside the piano,

    D. Carleton Gajdusek - Autobiography

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