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Yangqin: A Chinese hammered dulcimer with a trapezoidal sound box and metal strings that are struck with bamboo sticks.

Yodel (yõ -del): A style of singing or calling that involves switching the registers of the voice rapidly from head voice to chest voice (or falsetto and natural voice). The peculiar high warbling of the Swiss and Tyrolean mountaineers.