CÍQUE

Cíque

The tines of this chromatic lamellaphone are laid out in the traditional western 7-5 keyboard arrangement. For that reason, Cíque works nicely for a style of music not usually associated with lamellaphones; namely, music in the style of simple keyboard music. Try, for instance, playing minimal arrangements of folksongs, or very easy early keyboard music.

In the sound clip, Cíque plays an arrangement of the “The Maid Who Sold her Barley”, a 19th-century Irish or English broadside ballad (possibly with earlier traditional roots).

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