chinese zhu

The zhu (pinyin: zhù) is a Chinese Han Dynasty musical instrument, a square, percussion instrument struck with a wooden stick. It has been circulated in major cities across the country. It belongs to the "wood" in the "octave". It is used for court music, and when it is struck, it indicates the beginning of the music.


  • Pinyin:zhù
  • type:percussion
  • period:夏朝
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