10 September 2017

Basic Erhu Setup

10 September 2017,
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Having your Erhu setup properly can make the difference between your Erhu sounding horrible and good. Sometimes, the most obvious thing to us might … 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


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


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