July 3, 2018
Proper Way to Tie Your Qianjin
How to properly tie Qianjin The Qianjin is the piece of string that goes around the neck of the Erhu, pulling the 2 steel strings towards […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 7, 2015
Chinese Dizi: Rectifying Flat Pitching
Chinese Dizi: Rectifying Flat Pitching Recently, we received an inquiry pertaining to dizi troubleshooting: one of our customers ordered a dizi for recording purposes, but found […]
November 18, 2015
Choosing an Erhu Bow
Choosing an Erhu Bow The bow is a vital part of the Erhu. A good bow improves the tone of your Erhu and brings out the […]
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 […]
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 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 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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