The shamisen is a traditional Japanese musical instrument with three strings, played with a large pick called a bachi. It has a long neck and a small, rectangular body covered in skin, traditionally made from cat skin, although synthetic materials are often used today. The shamisen is used in various genres of Japanese music, including…

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TheĀ shamisenĀ is a stringed instrument and one of the traditional musical instruments of Japan. It comprises a wooden body covered with animal or synthetic skin and a long neck on which strings are strung and plucked. The appeal of theĀ shamisenĀ lies, more than anything, in its versatility in musical expressions. One could say that as an instrument…

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