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n. - A Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and three strings and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox.

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  • Tak Shindo takes Western-Themed standards and rearranges them to feature classic Oriental instruments such as samisen, koto, gong, flute, temple blocks, and tree...
  • Watch for his great piece on Appalacian samisen. . .
  • Ananthos 'playing reminded Jon-Tom more of samisen music than guitar.
  • We ate in silence, against a backdrop of samisen music and foreign chatter. for more
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