Jinghu

The jinghu (京胡; pinyin: jīnghú) is a Chinese bowed string instrument in the huqin family, used primarily in Beijing opera. It is the smallest and highest pitched instrument in the huqin family.

Like most of its relatives, the jinghu has 2 strings that are customarily tuned to the interval of a 5th which the hair of the non-detachable bow passes in between. The strings were formerly made of silk, but in modern times are increasingly made of steel or nylon. Unlike other huqin instruments (erhu, gaohu, zhonghu, etc.) it is made of bamboo. Its cylindrical soundbox is covered with snakeskin on the front (playing) end, which forms a taut drum on which the bridge rests, sandwiched between the drum and the strings, which are connected to a peg at the bottom of the soundbox.

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Chinese Jinghu(Beijing Opera Fiddle), with Case, for Beginner
Item specifics Material : Bamboo, Jujube Wood(Pegs), Snakeskin Accessories : 1 bow,1 case,1..
$29.00
Chinese Jinghu(Beijing Opera Fiddle), with Case
Item specifics Material : Bamboo, Jujube Wood(Pegs), Snakeskin Accessories : 1 bow, 1 case,..
$45.00
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Professional Chinese Jinghu(Beijing Opera Fiddle), with Case
Item specifics Material : Bamboo, Ebony(Pegs), Snakeskin Accessories : 1 bow,1 case,1 set o..
$75.00
Professional Chinese Jinghu(Beijing Opera Fiddle), Iron Like Cylinder, with Case
Iron Like Cylinder: is made of bamboo with wormhole, of which the&n..
$189.00
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