The erhu sometimes known in the West as the "Chinese violin" or "Chinese two-string fiddle," is a two-stringed bowed musical instrument, used as a solo instrument as well as in small ensembles and large orchestras.
Erhu is a very famous stringed instrument in China. Its history can be traced back to the Tang dynasty from the 7th to 10th century AD. It was welcomed among the ethnic people of the northeastern part of China.
The structure is quite simple. There is a slim neck about 80 centimeters, on the surface of which two strings are fixed. In addition, there is a cup-shaped canister and a bow made of horse hair. While performing, the musician is usually seated, with the organ and bow held in the left and right hand respectively. The range consists of three octaves. The tone is close to the human voice. Some people call it the Chinese violin. Because the tone sounds somewhat melancholy, it is good at conveying sad emotions.
Based in Sydney, professional Chinese music teachers, with over 20 years of experience, teach children and adults GuZheng (zither or Chinese harp) and Erhu (Chinese violin).
Since 1995 we have provided music for functions throughout Sydney. We cater for all private functions as well as small, medium & large corporate functions. Events include weddings, cocktail parties, dinner parties, award ceremonies, conferences, birthday parties, product launches, trade shows, restaurants, office parties, Christmas parties and New Year's Eve parties.
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