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Japan’s Living National Treasure to lead Okinawa concert, Mar 19, 7:00PM

Three strings, pulled taut across a thin ebony neck, and balanced over a narrow bamboo bridge, stretch tightly across a body framed in wood and wrapped in python skin. That is the sanshin, an instrument as simple—and as richly complex—as its description. In the hands of sanshin master Choichi Terukina, the resonance of the...
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