Bình Bán Vắn – Đàn Tranh Viet Nam (Vietnamese 22 stringed Zither)

Nguyễn Đăng Thảo

Nguyễn Đăng Thảo performs Bình Bán Vắn on the Đàn Tranh which is a Vietnamese 22 stringed Zither. It belongs to the family of the Long Board Zither of East Asia. Bình Bán Vắn is a popular classical piece of music of the Vietnamese Tai tu (Chamber music) and Cai Luong (Modernised opera) tradition.