Pipa/Ruan/Yueqin/Liuqin/Sanxian

The pipa (Chinese: 琵琶; pinyin: pp) is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, belonging to the plucked category of instruments (弹拨乐器/彈撥樂器). Sometimes called the Chinese lute, the instrument has a pear-shaped wooden body with a varying number of frets ranging from 1226. Another Chinese 4 string plucked lute is the liuqin, which looks like a smaller version of the pipa.

The ruan (阮, pinyin: ruǎn) is a Chinese plucked string instrument. It is a lute with a fretted neck, a circular body, and four strings. Its strings were formerly made of silk but since the 20th century they have been made of steel (flatwound for the lower strings). The modern ruan has 24 frets with 12 semitones on each string, which has greatly expanded its range from a previous 13 frets. The frets are commonly made of ivory. Or in recent times, metal mounted on wood. The metal frets produce a brighter tone as compared to the ivory frets.

The sanxian (Chinese: 三弦, literally "three strings") is a Chinese lute a three-stringed fretless plucked musical instrument. It has a long fingerboard, and the body is traditionally made from snake skin stretched over a rounded rectangular resonator. It is made in several sizes for different purposes and in the late 20th century a four-stringed version was also developed. The northern sanxian is generally larger, at about 122 cm in length, while southern versions of the instrument are usually about 95 cm in length.

The liuqin (柳琴; pinyin: liǔqn, pronounced [li̯ʊ̯tɕʰǐn]) is a four-stringed Chinese mandolin with a pear-shaped body. It is small in size, almost a miniature copy of another Chinese plucked musical instrument, the pipa. The range of its voice is much higher than the pipa, and it has its own special place in Chinese music, whether in orchestral music or in solo pieces.

The yueqin (Chinese: 月琴, pinyin: yuqn, pronounced [ŷ̯tɕʰǐn]; also spelled yue qin, or yeh-ch'in; and also called moon guitar, moon-zither, gekkin, la ch'in, or laqin) is a traditional Chinese string instrument. It is a lute with a round, hollow wooden body which gives it the nickname moon guitar. It has a short fretted neck and four strings tuned in courses of two (each pair of strings is tuned to a single pitch), generally tuned to the interval of a perfect fifth. Occasionally, the body of the yueqin may be octagonal in shape.

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Kid's Size Dunhuang Pipa
敦煌牌594儿童色木琵琶
$235.00
Pipa594
Basic Dunhuang Pipa
敦煌牌597普及色木琵琶(胶木相/木轸)
$285.00
Pipa597
Intermediate Dunhuang Pipa
敦煌牌572M色木琵琶(乌木相/红木轸)
Regular price: $365.00
Sale price: $338.00
Pipa572M
Professional Dunhuang Rosewood Pipa
敦煌牌561M铁梨木专业演奏琵琶(铁犁木/乌木相轸)
$570.00
561M
Concert Dunhuang Yun Rosewood Pipa
敦煌韵牌561LJ高档专业演奏琵琶(铁梨木/黑檀木相軫)
$735.00
Pipa561LJ
Collection Dunhuang Yun Rosewood Pipa
敦煌韵牌561MC高档专业演奏琵琶(铁犁木/白牛角相轸)
$999.00
Pipa561MC
Collection Dunhuang Cambodian Rosewood Pipa
敦煌牌545高档专业演奏琵琶(缅酸枝/老红木相轸/清水嵌镶式)
$1,288.00
Pipa545
Collection Dunhuang Cambodian Rosewood Pipa
敦煌牌543高档专业演奏琵琶(缅酸枝/白牛角相轸)
$1,500.00
Pipa543
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Concert Grade Shanghai Dunhuang Liuqin
敦煌牌演奏级653柳琴
$399.00
653
Shanghai Dunhaung Zhongruan
敦煌662中阮
$335.00
662
Shanghai Dunhuang Daruan
敦煌661大阮
$450.00
661
Dunhuang Yueqin Model #636 - Moon Lute
敦煌636月琴
$229.00
Yueqin636
Professional Shanghai Dunhuang Rosewood Sanxian
敦煌韵牌620专业演奏小三弦(酸枝木)
$535.00
Sanxian620
Tang Dynasty 5-String Pipa (Biwa) Replica of Shoshoin Treasure
仿唐紫檀螺鈿琵琶(日本正倉院收藏)
$2,500.00
Tangpipa
Pipa Hard Case
琵琶硬盒
$95.00
PipaHardCase
Pipa Silk String Set by Marusan Hashimoto
丸三桥本琵琶丝弦
$32.00
MH03
Dunhuang Pipa String Set
敦煌琵琶弦全套
$17.00
PipaString01
Dunhuang Daruan String Set
敦煌大阮弦全套
$14.00
RuanString01
Dunhuang Zhongruan String Set
敦煌中阮弦全套
$12.00
RuanString02
Dunhuang Liuqin String Set
敦煌柳琴弦全套
$8.00
LiuqinString
Dunhuang Yueqin String Set
敦煌月琴弦全套
$8.00
YueqinString
Pipa Picks - Nylon Material
尼龙古筝指甲
$10.00
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Professional Pipa Picks - Celluloid
赛璐珞专业琵琶古筝指甲
$15.00
PipaPicks02
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Pipa Stand
琵琶立架
$35.00
pipastand
Pipa and Erhu Chromatic Clip-on Tuner Musedo MT-31EP
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$15.00
A16-43
4 rolls Adhesive Tape for Guzheng and Pipa Picks
琵琶古箏指甲膠布
$7.00
A03