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Multiple-Tuning Black Sandalwood EcoErhu - Zhonghu, Erquan (Alto erhu) , Normal Erhu ALL IN ONE
Multiple-Tuning Black Sandalwood EcoErhu - Zhonghu, Erquan (Alto erhu) , Normal Erhu ALL IN ONE


 
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3 Erhu in 1 EcoErhu
Our Price: $379.00

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The Erquan Erhu (Tuned to G-D or A-E) has always intrigued Erhu performers. Its nasal tone is always the sought after, though structurally, it didn't always make acoustic sense. Its not loud enough to play as a normal Erhu or Zhonghu, and is only good for a handful of pieces, the famous Erquan Yingyue (Reflection of the Moon on Two Ponds, by Hua Yan Jun)

EcoErhu created this model for Erquan, but with the musicians on a budget in mind too. Its playable on D-A (Normal Erhu), C-G(Great Wall Capriscio by Liu Wen Jin) , A-E (Erquan) and G-D (Zhonghu). No one wants to lug 3 instruments on a gig, but everyone wants to hear a myriad of sounds possible.

If you listen to the videos below, especially the one showing an erhu duet, you will notice that this blends in with the Erquan Erhu perfectly, and the other "traditional" python-membrane erhu costs about 5 times as much as ours. That's a pretty expensive buy for most musicians, if you are just playing one piece.

When converted to D-A, the EcoErhu resonates like it should, with extra clear mid and high tones for a supposedly low-pitched instrument.

This Multiple-Tuning Black Sandalwood EcoErhu is by special order only.
EcoErhu Duet (Right) with Traditional Erhu (Left)

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5 of 5 Very very very good August 4, 2020
Reviewer: Jimmy Kintu from Kuala Lumpur  
I think it works best as an Erquan Erhu. The resonance is just perfect! It sounds so sad and beautiful.  

Regular erhu strings are also fine but I wouldn't recommend third hand position on the 'A' string unless you have amazing control!

The Zhonghu 'G' string really struggles resonating especially on the second finger position but maybe that's because of the string thickness and also bridge.

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