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Chinese Bamboo Instruments Posted by on Mar 26, 2018

Chinese Bamboo Instruments

One of the most interesting aspects of any culture is music. China has a rich musical tradition with countless unique musical instruments. We’ve already covered two different types of stringed instruments – bowed and plucked – so go back and read those posts to learn more. In this post, we’ll check out some Chinese bamboo…

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Chinese Bamboo Flute (笛子) Posted by on Sep 13, 2011

The Chinese bamboo flute or 笛子 (dízi) is the most popular of the Chinese flutes and woodwind instruments. The versatility and range of the instrument, coupled with the portability and price, makes the dizi easily accessible and useful across many genres of Chinese music. For aspiring musicians, it’s a more refined version of the western…

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