Collection erhu with special designed bian bajiao (oval sharped octagon) resonator. Maker: famous erhu heritor Zhou Hongkun , he is one of Award Winning makers in China. Accessories: the erhu is coming with a hard case. Resonator dimension: 10cm width and 8cm height.Weight: 8.5 lbs with case. Gift: free rosin, one pair of brand name strings, 2 high grade bridges and bow.
Introduction to the Erhu: The instrument also takes the name of huqin, the full term for hu. Its early ancestor was generally known as xiqin (string instrument of a Mongolian tribe called the Xi) in tenth century. Now as an important solo instrument for the recital hall, it is appropriate both for deep tragedy and for the momentum of an avalanche. Besides, it also assumes a central position in the modern Chinese orchestra, as well as in the accompaniment of singing, dancing, and traditional operas.
Its two strings are generally tuned a fifth apart and its range can reach three or four octaves. Playing techniques are rich for both hands, including vibratos, harmonic tones, trills, glissando, pizzicato for the left hand and legatos, detaches, martellatos, saltandos, tremolos, flying staccatos for the right hand. Tuning: d1-a1 The best range is from d1 to a2; from a2 to d3, this sound of the range is soft, up is not so well. The item "Erhu Heritor handmade, gift bow, strings, rosin, and more" is in sale since Monday, May 30, 2011.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Folk & World\Erhus". The seller is "americanmusicarts" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.