Miao Zu 芦笙 LuSheng wind instrument. This video of a traditional Miao New Years celebration was recorded in LiuZhou in 2005. The video was submitted by HuSheng Fei and also features her grandmother and other relatives. 芦笙 LuSheng is a Chinese Bamboo wind instrument with multiple pipes each fitted with a free reed and a long blowing tube made of hardwood. It is a polyphonic instrument with five or six pipes of different pitches.
三弦SanXian recording. SanXian is a three stringed fretless musical instrument. It has a dry sound similar to a banjo and it is primary used as an accompanying instrument. Its body is made from snake skin stretched over a rectangular resonator.
Er Hu 二胡 recording The ErHu二胡is a two-stringed bowed musical instrument, also know as the "Chinese violin" or a "Chinese two-stringed fiddle". It is used as a solo instrument as well as in small ensembles and large orchestras. This video was recorded in Hangzhou by the Westlake。
梆子BangZi- Chinese high pitched drum. BangZi is a kind of high pitch drum that usually accompanies Chinese Opera. There are at least four different kinds:
Nan BangZi (南梆子), Hebei BangZi (河北梆子), Zhui BangZi (墜梆子) and Qin BangZi (秦梆子).