Concert Grade Aged Rosewood Zhonghu By Yu Kai Ming

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  • 俞开明制老红木中胡
  • Made from aged rosewood
  • Deep and Rich tone
  • Professional grade
  • Comes with bow, rosin, adjustors, dampers, bridges and case

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Product Details

The Zhonghu is like the alto of the Huqin family. The construction of a Zhonghu is similar to that of an erhu, but with a larger neck and resonator. The strings are tuned to a fifth lower than that of an Erhu.

The Zhonghu produces a deep and mellow tone, similar to that of a Viola, but more expressive.

One of Yu Kai Ming's excellent batch of Zhonghus, this one made from high quality aged rosewood will surely serve performers well, The intrinsic qualities of this zhonghu are the warm and mellow timbre (especially in the lower registers).

What it is

An aged Rosewood Zhonghu by Zhejiang maker Yu Kai Ming


At a glance

Warm and mellow timbre with sharper mids

Suitable for

  • Solo, ensemble and orchestra

Why you should buy it

  • Distinct tone that stands out

Why some might not want it

  • Less bass compared to the Shanghai Dunhuang aged rosewood Zhonghu

About the Maker

YKM, or Yu Kai Ming, is a renowned maker that was once commissioned by Xi Jinping to make an erhu for the German Chancellor. 
He learned his erhu making under the late Wang Gen Xing - one of the great erhu makers of the 90s.


Chinese Name 俞开明制老红木中胡
Wood Aged Rosewood
Origin Zhejiang, China
Grade Concert
Accessories Included Bow, Rosin, Strings, Adjustors, Dampers, Bridges, Case
Maker Shanghai Dunhuang
Special Notes Smaller resonator
Weight 1kg (without case)
Dimensions Top to Bottom - 82.5cm

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