YU - Instruments


  • Yu (wind instrument), an ancient Chinese free-reed mouth organ, larger than the sheng
  • Yu (percussion instrument), an ancient Chinese musical instrument in a shape of a tiger with a serrated back, played by running a stick through the serration, used to mark section endings

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