Erhu

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Two-stringed violin

-The erhu is played with the bow inserted between its two strings. The hexagonal or octagonal sound box is covered with snakeskin. A major difference between the erhu and the violin is the absence of a fingerboard on the erhu, which allows the player an extra device for expression.

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