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  • Or journey further down the block to the single-chair barbershop, where barber Jun Yu will play a tune for you on his erhu a two-stringed Chinese violin or give you a trim.

    Mark Coggins: The City in Focus: Ross Alley

  • Buried among the 80-or-so players were a small group of cellos and a couple of basses, but there were erhus (two-stringed bowed instruments) instead of violins, plucked and strummed pipas and daruams to the conductor's right, two yanqins (hammered dulcimers) on center stage and, behind them, a whole phalanx of flutes, whistles and a brash, ear-splitting suona (a reed instrument with a brass bell).

    China Anhui Traditional Orchestra offers variety, energy

  • At the Stone in late August, performing solo, Ms. Shyu sang new compositions based on a three-month trip to East Timor, her mother's birthplace, and played a two-stringed instrument—a "moon lute," she called it—indigenous to her father's homeland, Taiwan.

    A Singer's Arrival, in Her Own Words

  • (Soundbite of music) LIM: One virtuoso performance is from Ku'ermanjiang Zhikeriya, a Kazakh from Xinjiang who plays a dongbula, a two-stringed guitar with a bowl-shaped body.

    Master Of The Leaf: Preserving China's Music

  • He doesn't even have a two-stringed guitar or an amusing outfit.

    Keep the Change

  • Furniture and automobile polish, industrial lubricants, paint removers and even the frets on a two-stringed Philippine Kutiyapi boat-lute, they all rely on the wax of the bees.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Giving Thanks for Bees

  • The two-stringed Chinese fiddles (erhu), pipas, and flutes were working together harmoniously, showing the rich expressive force and unique charm of Chinese musical instruments.

    Jim Luce: Spectacular Chinese Performance at World Peace Gala in Chicago

  • Furniture and automobile polish, industrial lubricants, paint removers and even the frets on a two-stringed Philippine Kutiyapi boat-lute, they all rely on the wax of the bees.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Giving Thanks for Bees

  • A little folk-band with an accordion, a two-stringed dombra and a drum like an Irish bodrun plays Kazakh tunes.

    Wildwood

  • A little folk-band with an accordion, a two-stringed dombra and a drum like an Irish bodrun plays Kazakh tunes.

    Wildwood

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