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noun - plural: guslas

  1. A single-stringed instrument of the Balkans, often played with a bow and used to accompany epic poems.


"Gusla" a.k.a. "Gusła" is the debut concept album of the Polish band Lao Che released in January 2002. The theme of the album is ancient Slavic culture and Slavic mythology.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

GUSLA, or GUSLX, an ancient stringed instrument still in use among the Slavonic races. The modern Servian gusla is a kind of tanbur (see PANDURA), consisting of a round, concave body covered with a parchment soundboard; there is but ...

Google previewThe American history and encyclopedia of music ... (1908)

by George Whitfield Andrews, Edward Dickinson, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall

Gusla, Guzla — Bowed Strings. Servia and Bulgaria. An instrument having but a single string of gut or hair. The body is bowl-shaped, and is formed from a solid piece of wood hollowed out. The top is of parchment and the string is carried over ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Music (2013)

by Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy

gusla (gusle, guzla) Ancient 1-string bowed instrument still popular in some Slavonic regions (not to be confused with *gusli). guslar A player ...

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

Gusla [Bulg.]. See Gaditlka, Gusle. Gusle [Serb.-Cro.; Bulg. gusla]. A bowed stringed instrument of Yugoslavia with a pear-shaped body and a single horsehair string. The player, called a guslar. holds the instrument between the knees ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (2007)

by John Oswald

gusla'tion, the act of tasting; gus'to, the relish of any.

Google previewA New Dictionary of Music (2017)

by Arthur Jacobs

Gusla, ancient Slavonic one-string bowed instrument, distinct from Gusli . GU's LI, Russian instrument of zither type used in folk-music; 'played' by Sadko ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1922)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

Love of country, regard for truth, discipline, skill in the use of arms, were inculcated at every turn, one side of the character being developed by the recital or improvisation of the pjesme, or ballads, often sung to the accompaniment of the gusla, ...

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

gusla]. A bowed stringed instrument of Yugoslavia with a pear-shaped body, a single horsehair string, and no fingerboard. The player, a singer of epic poetry called a guslar, holds the instrument between the knees and holds a ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

Merida (Au- gusla Emerita), Astorga (Astu- rica Augusta), Braga (Bracara Augusta), Lugo (Lucus Augusti), Leon (Urbs Scftima Legionis), Saragossa ( Casare Augusta], and the former Carthaginian cities of Barcelona, Saguntum ( Murvie- dro), ...

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Small photo of KRAKOW, POLAND - JUNE 13: Unknown Ukrainian gusla player on June 13, 2007 in Krakow. More...

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Gusla Meaning

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