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,
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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


15 March 2017

How to take apart your Erhu (and put it back again)

15 March 2017,
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As instrumentalists, we often find ourselves worrying about transporting our instruments when going overseas. More often than not, our instruments might be too big … Continue reading


18 January 2017

All About the Erhu Damper / Dampener

18 January 2017,
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Have you ever wondered what is the purpose of the piece of cloth / sponge stuck below your Erhu bridge wedged in between the … Continue reading


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