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Shamisen- japanese guitar or taxidermy

The shamisen has three strings and is played with a plectrum. The body of the instrument is a box, made of four pieces of wood and then covered with cat skin or dog skin. Cat skin and dog skin transmit the vibrations of the instrument very sensitively, but are very fragile and split easily. In recent…

Added by ™ǝɹnsodxɯɐɔ on September 19, 2011 at 7:51am — 7 Comments

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