The Charms of Shamisen
The charm of the shamisen is in its mysterious sound. In the three strings lies an infinite variety of tone and expressive power.
The History of the Shamisen
The shamisen is known as a traditional Japanese instrument, but if we trace the roots it goes back to ancient China.
Traditional Japanese Musical Instruments
A combined list of musical instruments called the wa-gakki or traditional instruments of Japan.
Craftsmanship of the Shamisen
Known as the shamisen, a Japanese guitar with a history of approximately 500 years, it is constructed with Japanese artisanal craftsmanship.