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36 Cards in this Set

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pipa
4 strings, most expressive plucked string
liuqin
like pipa but higher pitched and smaller
sanxian
long neck, 3 strings
ruan
4 strings, short neck, moon shaped
yueqin
like a ruan, thinner soundboard, shorter neck
yueqin, jinghu, jingerhu
3 great Peking Opera stringed instruments
qin
7-string zither, 91 harmonic positions
zheng
21 strings, movable bridges, zither
konghou
harp
erhu
basic 2-stringed, vertical fiddle
dahu
like erhu but larger and 1 octave lower
jinghu
2-stringed fiddle, highest pitch in the huqin family
banhu
solo instrument, similar to jing-hu but a little larger
gehu
high-pitched erhum cantonese folk melodies, operas, brisk high tunes, louder and brighter than erhu
sihu
like erhu but 4 strings
morin khur
like a cell+erhu, horse's head
yangqin
hammered dulcimer, tone like a harpsichord
dizi
traditional flute, 6 holes
xiao
long flute, 8 holes, solo and classical music
dong xiao
long flute, 6 holes, operatic ensembles, loud
qin xiao
narrow, 6 or 8 holes, accompanies the qin
guanzi (bamboo) bili (wood)
7 finger holes and 2 thumb holes, reed, village and religious music
souna
double reed, like an oboe
pai xiao
panpipes
muyu
wooden fish, temple block
ban
wooden opera clapper
yu
scratched frogs
pengling
2 bronze bells
bo
bronze cymbals
bianzhong
bronze bells
tung-ku
bronze drum
xun
clay, egg-shaped wind with 6 holes
sheng
gourd, bowl chamber with pipes (often 17)
geng gu
double headed pigskin drum
bian gu
wedges of wook with metal and skin covering, small central opening called guxin
tanggu
red barrel drum