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“Shamisen”, the traditional Japanese guitar2013.03.16

“Shamisen” is?three-stringed?Japanese?guitar.

“Shamisen” had been played since 500 years ago. This insturument is made of high-quality wood, for example, barwood, rosewood,?and sandalwood.?The sound of “Shamisen” had been adopted to various kinds of music, for example, background music of ?”Jyoruri”, the Japanese traditional musical, trendy music of the city, and local folk song. ?Further improvement had been continued time after time, ?and “Shamisen” has become the leading stringed instrument of Japan.

"Shamisen", the traditional Japanese guitar

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