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Concert Grade Violet Sandalwood Zhonghu By Yu Kai Ming

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  • 俞开明制紫檀木中胡
  • Made from Violet Sandalwood
  • Deep and Mellow tone
  • Concert 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 Violet Sandalwood will surely serve performers well,

It has a warm and mellow timbre (especially in the lower registers) with clean and articulate high registers.

What it is

A violet sandalwood Zhonghu by Zhejiang maker Yu Kai Ming

At a glance

Warm and mellow timbre at the lower registers with clean and articulate high registers.

Above average responsiveness and playability.

Suitable for

  • Solo, ensemble and orchestra

Why you should buy it

  • Responsive and easy to play with a comfortable neck
  • Nice deep and mellow Zhonghu tone that most are looking for
  • Still sounding articulate at the high registers

Why some might not want it

  • Less bassy compared to those Zhonghu with bigger resonator

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.

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