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body: bamboo, with snake skin over front face ; L.48.0cm
strings: 2, skil
range: a' -b'"; tuning: d' -a'
The player holds the body of the instrument on the left leg
in his lap, with the fingerboard at a slant, and plays with a
bow, whose hair is inserted between the two strings. Used in
accompaniment to Peking opera.
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