Hummel (instrument)

Hummel (instrument)

The hummel is an old Swedish stringed instrument similar to an older type of zither and is related to the Norwegian langeleik. The name is thought to come from the German word hummel, meaning "bumblebee", referring to the droning sound created by the accompaniment strings.

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Hummel (instrument) - Players
... The most famous hummelplayer is probably Otto Malmborg or Ottar Hyll as his artist name was ... An example of a contemporary hummelplayer is Erik Hector, who played the hummelon many of Sågskära's productions and Henrik "Hummel Schön ...