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  • Chinese Sheng instrument

    The Melodic World of Sheng: A Chinese Free-Reed Folk Instrument

    Many music historians believe that the Chinese free-reed instrument, Sheng, is an ancestor to the modern-day accordion. Considering the working principles of this folk instrument, these claims could be valid. Both musical instruments are free-reed based and deeply rooted in folklore music. Let’s acquaint ourselves with the Sheng and its similarities with the modern accordion.

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