biwa

~ String instrument

Description

The biwa is a short-necked Japanese fretted lute which is played with a large triangular-shaped plectrum.

Relationships

from:Japan
derived from:pipa (Pearshaped chinese lute)
subtypes:chikuzen biwa
heike biwa
satsuma biwa
picture:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Biwa_(1).jpg [info]
Wikidata:Q829729 [info]