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The p'i p'a is an ancient Terran stringed musical instrument, also known as the Chinese lute. In the 24th century it was undergoing a revival in usage.

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Harry Kim's mother was a professional musician well versed in this instrument. Harry himself had an innate affinity for it, but took up the clarinet because he found it more challenging. (VOY novel: Pathways)

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musical instruments
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