Type: Chordophones > Lutes > Spike > Fiddles > Huqins > Bowed.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.312.7
Bayin: 絲 Silk.
Region: Far East Asia.
Description: The kezaixian [in Chinese: 殼仔絃; in POJ: khak-á-hiân] is a bowed string instrument in the huqin family originating in China. More specifically a type of yehu, it is a two-stringed fiddle and is used in Taiwan opera
Construction: Traditionally the Kezaixian is constructed with a coconut body.
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