27 October 2015

Dizi: Dimo VS Tape

27 October 2015,
 3

Having problems handling your dimo? As affixing dimo on a dizi may prove difficult for many beginners, the common alternative recommended is transparent adhesive … Continue reading


22 October 2015

2 Ways to Fine Tune Your Erhu

22 October 2015,
 6

About 95% of Erhus come with friction pegs. Not only that, all the good/ expensive / valuable Erhus come with friction pegs. If you … Continue reading


20 October 2015

Types of Dizi

20 October 2015,
 0

Today, there are numerous types of Chinese dizi available to musicians. For the amateur, this may prove confusing – what are the differences between … Continue reading


9 October 2015

Types of Sheng

9 October 2015,
 0

When people think of Chinese instruments, the first that comes to mind is usually the erhu, pipa, or dizi. The only instrument in the … Continue reading


8 October 2015

Marking your Erhu for better intonation

8 October 2015,
 2

Getting good intonation on the Erhu is always a struggle for Erhu players, especially for beginners.  Unlike fretted instruments like guitar or mandolin, the Erhu … Continue reading