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body: wood, paulownia surface; L.65.5cm
strings: 3, nylon; frets: 24
range: d'-g#""; tuning : d'-g'(or a')-d"
A smaller, higher pitched version of the pipa. Sounded with a plectrum. Originally used in music accompanying dramatic performances in the Shandong and Anhui regions. Currently played as a solo instrument or in ensembles.
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