Sanshin / 三線 is an Okinawan musical instrument and precursor of the Japanese shamisen. Traditionally, it was covered with the skin of the Burmese python, but today, due to CITES regulations, the skin of the python reticulatus is also used.
Riga Latvia.The first Riga Dom organ was built in 1601. The existing organ of the Riga was built in 1882–83, and was inaugurated on 31 January 1884. It has four manuals and one pedalboard. It has 6768 organ pipes, plays 116 voices, 124 stops, 144 ranks.