7 July 2017

An Alternative to BanHu

7 July 2017,
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Recently I went to visit YKM at his factory in XinChang Zhejiang. Besides eating food grown from his farm, honey harvested from his bee … Continue reading


18 June 2017

Sheng: Maintenance

18 June 2017,
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Considering investing in a sheng of your own? Shengs do not require tuning each and every time you want to play it, unlike some … Continue reading


12 May 2017

Choosing the perfect Guzheng nails

12 May 2017,
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Guzheng nails are just as important as the instrument itself — not only do they affect the touch of the performer on the instrument, … Continue reading


9 April 2017

How To Prevent Tuning Pegs From Slipping

9 April 2017,
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A common problem that Chinese instrumentalists have to deal with is the slipping of the tuning pegs. Such friction pegs are not uncommon among … Continue reading


25 March 2017

White bamboo dizi vs Purple bamboo dizi

25 March 2017,
 1

When it comes to choosing Dizis, we often differentiate them based on the makers, keys, or types of Dizis (eg. Bangdi, Qudi, Xindi). However, … Continue reading


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