Saturday, September 6, 2008


The ''jiaohu'' is a Chinese string instrument in the huqin family of instruments. It has two strings and its sound box is made from a the horn of a cow. The open front end of the sound box is covered with snake skin. The instrument is used primarily by the Gelao people of the southern Chinese province of Guangxi.

The instrument's name is derived from the Chinese words ''jiǎo'' and ''hú'' .

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