The erxian is a Chinese bowed string instrument in the huqin family of instruments. It has two strings and is used primarily in Cantonese music, most often in "hard string" chamber ensembles. In the 1920s, following the development of the gaohu, the erxian experienced a decline and since the late 20th century has been little used outside the tradition of Cantonese opera. The erxian is often referred to as the yizai amongst older Cantonese opera musicians. The neck of most erxian is made of hardwood ... more on Wikipedia

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