26 November 2015

New Guzheng Designs (2015)

26 November 2015,

Once a year, we will make a trip to Shanghai to visit the factory of Shanghai Dunhuang musical instruments as we are the sole […]

18 November 2015

Choosing an Erhu Bow

18 November 2015,

The bow is a very important part of the Erhu. A good bow improves the tone of your Erhu and brings out the best […]

9 November 2015

How to tie the bindings on your Chinese Dizi

9 November 2015,

If you have noticed, there are string / fishing line bindings on most Chinese Dizis. Some of the Dizis are made from pieces of […]

6 November 2015

Yangqin: Rubber Tubings

6 November 2015,

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

4 November 2015

Suzhou Erhus from MMK

4 November 2015,

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