22 January 2016

Erhu: A Closer Look At The Maker Hu Han Rou

22 January 2016,
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When it comes to erhu makers, most people have no clue about the differences between them: Who is Hu Han Rou? What are Yu … Continue reading


7 December 2015

Chinese Dizi: Rectifying Flat Pitching

7 December 2015,
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Recently, we have gotten an inquiry pertaining to dizi troubleshooting: one of our customers ordered a dizi for recording purposes, but found the lower … Continue reading


26 November 2015

New Guzheng Designs (2015)

26 November 2015,
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Once a year, we will make a trip to Shanghai to visit the factory of Shanghai Dunhuang musical instruments as we are the sole … Continue reading


18 November 2015

Choosing an Erhu Bow

18 November 2015,
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The bow is a very important part of the Erhu. A good bow improves the tone of your Erhu and brings out the best … Continue reading


9 November 2015

How to tie the bindings on your Chinese Dizi

9 November 2015,
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If you have noticed, there are string / fishing line bindings on most Chinese Dizis. Some of the Dizis are made from pieces of … Continue reading