Shamisen

Okinawa Sanshin

The Okinawa Sanshin is a 3 stringed musical instrument from Okinawa. It predates the more modern Japanese instrument the shamisen. For this reason it is sometimes referred to as the Okinawa Shamisen.

Okinawa Sanshin

When I was trying to learn sanshin I found it very difficult to find useful information relating to sanshin's in English, because most of the good websites were in Japanese.

Sanshin pick image This website will provide everything from where to buy sanshin's to printable sheet music and help on learning how to play, so that you can start jammin' with a pick (like the one in the image to the left) in no time.

Two Sanshin picture I hope you enjoy my sanshin website. Updates will be posted regularly. If you have any questions, comments, or recommendations, then email me at the email in the image below. I  will answer your questions in the Questions Answered page.

 

 

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