What is the name of the musical instrument shown on the video?

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    What is the name of the musical instrument shown there?

  • Mou某

    Mou某 Correct answer

    7 years ago

    Erhu

    The erhu (Chinese: 二胡; pinyin: èrhú; [ɑɻ˥˩xu˧˥]) is a two-stringed bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle, which may also be called a "southern fiddle", and sometimes known in the Western world as the "Chinese violin" or a "Chinese two-stringed fiddle". It is used as a solo instrument as well as in small ensembles and large orchestras. It is the most popular of the huqin family of traditional bowed string instruments used by various ethnic groups of China. A very versatile instrument, the erhu is used in both traditional and contemporary music arrangements, such as in pop, rock, jazz, etc.

    Check out the 江河水 audio file on wiki, I think you'll find it's the same song as in the video.

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