September 10, 2017
Basic Erhu Setup
Basic Erhu Setup Having your Erhu setup properly can make the difference between your Erhu sounding horrible and good. Sometimes, the most obvious thing to us […]
August 16, 2017
How To Prevent Sticky Strings on Erhu
How to Prevent Sticky Strings on Erhu During one of the discussion threads in our closed Erhu group, one of our members was telling us that […]
July 7, 2017
An Alternative to Banhu
An Alternative to Banhu Recently I went to visit YKM at his factory in XinChang Zhejiang. Besides eating food grown from his farm, honey harvested from […]
June 18, 2017
Sheng: Maintenance
Sheng: Maintenance Considering investing on a Sheng of your own? Shengs do not require tuning each and every time you want to play it, unlike some […]
May 12, 2017
Choosing the perfect Guzheng nails
Choosing the Perfect Guzheng Nails Guzheng nails are just as important as the instrument itself – not only do they affect the touch of the performer […]
April 9, 2017
How To Prevent Tuning Pegs From Slipping
How to Prevent Tuning Pegs From Slipping A common problem amongs Chinese instrumentalists is the slipping of the tuning pegs. Such friction pegs are not uncommon […]
March 25, 2017
White Bamboo Dizi vs Purple Bamboo Dizi
White Bamboo Dizi vs Purple Bamboo Dizi When it comes to choosing Dizis, we often differentiate them based on the makers, keys, or types of Dizis […]
March 15, 2017
How to take apart your Erhu (and put it back again)
How to Take Apart Your Erhu (And Put it Back Again) As instrumentalists, we often find ourselves worrying about transporting our instruments when going overseas. More […]
January 18, 2017
All About the Erhu Damper / Dampener
All About the Erhu Damper/Dampener Have you ever wondered, what is the purpose of the piece of cloth/sponge stuck below your Erhu bridge wedged in between […]
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