Đàn nhị

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Player of đàn nhị.

The đàn nhị (also called đàn cò) is a Vietnamese bowed string instrument with two strings. Its sound box is generally covered on one end with snakeskin.[1]

It is related to the huqin family of instruments of China. The word nhị means "two" in Vietnamese.


  1. ^ Garland Encyclopedia of World Music "The đàn nhị or đàn cò (Figure 13.20) is a two-stringed fiddle resembling the Chinese erhu."

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