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This instrument was developed by Mr Li, it is equivalent to the western bass instrument. Orchestras were lacking these lower pitched instruments. Mr Li expanded the strings on stringed instruments allowing them to be more like the western string family. 


The award winning Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra performs around the world.


It is the first and largest Chinese Youth Orchestra in Europe. Their unique sound and joyous melodies give their audiences a flavour of both Chinese and Western, & ancient, and modern experimental fusion.Throughout the years, many young people between the ages of 4 to 20 have learnt to play Chinese musical instruments. Its not just about music but about learning and sharing their rich cultural heritage. 


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