Cheolhyeongeum

Name: Cheolhyeongeum.
Type: Zither > Chordophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 314.122.4
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Country: South Korea.
Region: Far East Asia.

Description: The cheolyeongeum [hangul: 철현금; hanja: 鐵絃琴] is a zither with with 8 steel strings that are plucked with a bamboo stick and played with a slide made out of either glass or metal. In the same manner as a slide guitar. This instrument is a 20th century development.