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[attributive] (of a musical instrument) having strings.[in combination] ‘a three-stringed fiddle’
- ‘Alternatively, nylon stringed guitars offered superior playability and greater scope for advancement.’
- ‘Traditional Emirian music has a strong drumbeat accompanied by various percussion and stringed instruments.’
- ‘The stars twinkle like so many stringed sitars.’
- ‘Some artists specialize in traditional music, accompanied by stringed instruments.’
- ‘At the back of the church were a robed choir and musicians making a quartet of stringed instruments.’
- ‘The Belembautuyan, made from a hollow gourd and strung with taut wire, is a stringed musical instrument native to Guam.’
- ‘Within half a year, he began to talk to others and had begun to master a Tibetan stringed musical instrument, said Kronenberg.’
- ‘Few man-made commodities have risen in value on the scale of stringed instruments.’
- ‘The dance is normally accompanied by a singer, drummer and one or two musicians on stringed instruments.’
- ‘A piano and stringed instruments were purchased and the family formed a string quartet.’
- ‘The staging was simple with keyboards, two guitars, drums and a stringed quartet.’
- ‘There are two sure ways of making a fortune in art: buy an undervalued old master, or a Cremona stringed instrument.’
- ‘Can women punch out hot licks and melodic riffs on a six stringed fretboard?’
- ‘The sounds of Indian hand drums - the tabla - float through the air along with a stringed sitar.’
- ‘In mariachi music, stringed instruments are combined with trumpets.’
- ‘A single musician played a sprightly tune on a curious stringed instrument with two necks.’
- ‘What other stringed musical instrument was well-known to the people of Bible History?’
- ‘They can be heard here, and I can imagine many listeners being surprised to learn that they are hearing a stringed instrument.’
- ‘One of the band members strummed a stringed instrument, causing a massive roar to come from the fan girls in the front.’
- ‘See artisans at work making these beautiful stringed instruments.’
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