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Traditional Chinese Instruments

Our selection of traditional Chinese instruments includes:
Erhu, Guzheng, Liuqin, Pipa, Ruan, Yueqin

Please visit our showroom in Vermont South or give us a call for more information

  • The Yueqin, also known as the “Moon Lute” is a small stringed instrument with a round shaped hollow body and short neck.

  • The Chinese Daruan is a Lute type instrument with four strings. It is plucked with the fingers, similiar to how a guitar is played. The Daruan is derived from the Ruan instrument and is one of the larger instruments in the Ruan family.

  • This Chinese traditional Pipa is a Chinese Lute which comes from the string instrument family. It is similiar in size and shape to a Lute but has a distinctive pear shaped body and unique sound.

  • The Chinese Liuquin is a smaller version of the Pipa and is a 4-string Chinese Mandolin. Due to its size it boasts a high pitch and unique tonal register.

  • The zheng or guzheng, also known as a Chinese zither, is a Chinese plucked string instrument with a more than 2,500-year history. The modern guzheng commonly has 21 strings, is 64 inches long, and is tuned in a major pentatonic scale. It has a large, resonant soundboard made from Paulownia.