The Melody of the Youkin
Date : August 19th, 2pm (doors open at 1 :30)
Location: Tokugawa Museum Event Room
1-1215-1 Mikawa, Mito; Tel: 029-241-2721
Access: Take Ibaraki Kotsu bus #3 or line 37 from bus stop #4 at the north exit of Mito Station (20min), get off at Mikawa 2chome, 5min on foot.
Performer: Zhang Lin, from China’s Henan Province
Admission: 2500yen for high school age and above (paid at the door)
Please RSVP via postcard or fax to:
Nicchu Ongaku Koryu Jimukyoku
Include your name, address, telephone number, and number of people attending (first 50 people only).
Youkin (yang chin): Also known as the Chinese hammer dulcimer, this string percussion instrument originated in the west and became a Chinese traditional instrument. The body is made of wood from an Asian pear tree, and strung with 144 strings which are tapped with two bamboo hammers to produce sound.