Shamisen: Japan's Soulful String Instrument

If you have ever been enchanted by the sounds of traditional Japanese music, chances are you’ve encountered the haunting melodies of the shamisen. This iconic string instrument has been an integral part of Japanese culture for centuries, captivating audiences with its distinctive sound and rich history.

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Tsugaru shamisen

The Tsugaru shamisen is a robust and percussive variant of the traditional Japanese shamisen, originating from the Tsugaru region of northern Japan, known for its powerful sound and dynamic playing style.