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Old 05-17-2009, 12:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Which japanese instrument?

Whats that one instrument used in oriental mood setting called?
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Old 05-17-2009, 01:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You mean that almost banjo-ey sounding stringed instrument?
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yeah, i think a little girl played it at the opening ceremony for the Beijing Olympics.
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Old 05-17-2009, 01:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I believe you might be thinking of a pipa:

Pipa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Kinda but the instrument i'm thinking of sits on the ground
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Old 05-18-2009, 05:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I believe you're thinking of a Koto. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koto_(musical_instrument)
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Yeah that's it, thanks
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Old 05-18-2009, 08:20 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Renamed this thread to something a little more descriptive so that it might show up in searches. Stone Birds, please try and give your threads proper titles and not just "???".

Locked since the mystery has been solved.
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