November 9, 2015
How to tie the bindings on your Chinese Dizi
How to Tie the Bindings on Your Chinese Dizi If you have noticed, there are string/fishing line bindings on most Chinese Dizis. Some of the Dizis […]
November 6, 2015
Yangqin: Rubber Tubings
Yangqin: Rubber Tubings Have you ever wondered why Yangqin rubber tubings come in various colours? Contrary to what people think, the colour differences are not just […]
November 4, 2015
Suzhou Erhus from MMK
Suzhou Erhus from MMK Suzhou Erhu maker MMK and us go back a long way.   We met him quite a few years ago in Shanghai […]
October 29, 2015
Your Optimal Qianjin Position
Your Optimal Qianjin Position Every Erhu player has different arm and finger length. Some have short fingers and some have rather long fingers. The position of […]
October 27, 2015
Dizi: Dimo VS Tape
Dizi: Dimo vs Tape Having problems handling your dimo? As affixing dimo on a dizi may prove difficult for many beginners, the common recommended alternative is […]
October 22, 2015
2 Ways to Fine Tune Your Erhu
2 Ways to Fine Tune Your Erhu About 95% of Erhus come with friction pegs, and all the good/expensive/valuable Erhu come with friction pegs.If you have […]
October 20, 2015
Types of Dizi
Types of Dizi Today, there are numerous types of Chinese dizi available to musicians. For the amateur, this may prove confusing – what are the differences […]
October 9, 2015
Types of Sheng
Types of Shengs When people think of Chinese instruments, the first ones that comes to mind is usually the erhu, pipa, or dizi. The only instrument […]
October 8, 2015
Marking your Erhu for better intonation
Marking Your Erhu for Better Intonation Good intonation on the Erhu is always a struggle for Erhu players, especially beginners. Unlike fretted instruments such as the […]
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