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Yang Qin was introduced in the 17th Century to South Coastal China. It is made up of several courses of strings from 7 sets to 18 sets on four or five bridges over its wooden body. Yang Qin is played by using bamboo beaters with rubber or leather heads. It has the widest range of notes out of all the plucked Chinese string instruments.


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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