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Hindi musician is playing with tabla percussion. Free HD video footage

Hindi musician is playing with tabla percussion. The tabla is a South Asian membranophone percussion instrument (similar to bongos), consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular and folk music. It has been a particularly important instrument in Hindustani classical music since the 18th century, and remains in use in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

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Woman playing the violin. Free HD video footage

A close-up of a woman playing the violin. One of her hands is constantly drawing a bow across instrument’s strings, while the other is pressing them on the appropriate positions on a fingerboard to obtain required pitches of sound. The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family.

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Playing the ethnic zither instrument. Free HD video footage

Woman’s hands are pecking the strings of a zither instrument. It is a common ethnic music instrument in various nations around the world. A one in a captured scene is a popular version of a chordophone in countries of Eastern Europe.

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Super 8 mm cinema projector. Free HD video footage

A super 8 mm cinema projector (Bolex Paillard 18-5 L made in Switzerland in 1965) screens a silent movie on a wall. Tape gauges are slowly spinning and transferring pictures in front of a strong light of a lamp, which later comes through a lens and magnifies a movie to be watchable.

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