An azmari is an Ethiopian singer-musician, comparable to the European bard or the West African griot. Azmari, who may be either male or female, are skilled at singing extemporized verses, accompanying themselves on either a masenqo (one-stringed fiddle) or krar (lyre). Azmari often perform in drinking establishments called tejbeit, which specializ...
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(from the article `stringed instrument`) ...piano also belongs to this genre. Other examples include the harpers of Celtic Ireland and Scotland, who devoted their skills to the accompaniment ...
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