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The Enchanting Sounds of the Erhu

The erhu is one of the essential instruments from Chinese culture with a history of over 4,000 years. It is a bowed musical instrument, specifically a spike fiddle, and is sometimes called the “Chinese violin.” This enchanting 2-stringed instrument can convey a wide range of emotions. The erhu differs from Western stringed instruments in many ways. For example, ...

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A Chinese erhu and bow.