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Go Wu is an invention derived from the EeWu, created in the 1920’s by Lu Wencheng. It is a two stringed fiddle played with a bow. Originally it was made using silk strings which he swapped to steel string and changed how to hold the instrument while playing to between the knees. It is a high pitched two stringed instrument. It is slightly smaller than the Erhu having no back close piece. In the 20th Century musicians added a small bamboo tube inside the Go Wu’s body making the sound brighter.

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.