Tuning Your Sanshin

The general tuning for the Sanshin is called Honchoshi.

The common tuning is CFC.

Top String C, Middle String F, and Bottom String F.

You Can Purchase a Sanshin Tuner here


However it is ideal to adjust the tuning to match your singing tone. 

Other common tunings are B E B and A#D#A#.

See the video for a BEB Tuning, and another interesting video on the basics of the Sanshin.

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