Dan Sen

Name: Dan Sen.
Type: Chordophones > Lutes.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.312.6
Country: Vietnam.
Region: South East Asia.

Description: The đàn sến is a Vietnamese plucked string instrument with two strings and a slender neck with raised frets. It is derived from the Chinese qinqin and is used primarily in the traditional music of southern Vietnam.

Citations: Bibliography: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Vol. South East Asia P. 262 The đàn sến is the Vietnamese version of the Southern Chinese octagonal lute [qinqin] Websites:

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