18 November 2015

Choosing an Erhu Bow

18 November 2015,
 1

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,
 0

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


6 November 2015

Yangqin: Rubber Tubings

6 November 2015,
 0

Have you ever wondered why rubber tubings come in various colours? Contrary to what people think, the colour differences are not merely for show. … Continue reading


4 November 2015

Suzhou Erhus from MMK

4 November 2015,
 2

Suzhou Erhu maker MMK and us go back a long way. We met him quite a few years ago in Shanghai together with Erhu … Continue reading


29 October 2015

Your Optimal Qianjin Position

29 October 2015,
 4

Every Erhu player has different arm and finger length. Some have short fingers and some have rather long fingers. The position of the Qianjin … Continue reading