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World Music: Asian

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Erhu
An Asian instrument where the bow is placed between the two strings.
Pipa
A Chinese lute that has four strings
Peking Opera
Uses a nasal timbre to project sound over long distances
Taiko
Japanese drums. Played in groups with dramatic and choreographed movements.
Shamisen
A Japanese lute that has 3 strings
Harmonica
The Sho is a Japanese flute that has many vertical bamboo pipes. Which American instrument does it sound like?
Shakkuhachi
A Japanese flute
Bollywood
Each year it produces more movies than America
Gamelan
A collection of sacred percussion instruments that are built together and meant to be played together.
They destroy the entire set
What happens if one instrument in a Gamelan is broken?
Tuvan Throat Singing
Utilizes harmonics to sing two pitches at the same time.