Erhu has two strings, 1 is a thick string (inner string) and the other is a thin string (outer string). The erhu strings on the market are all steel strings.
Erhu is one of the famous musical instruments in China, which is loved by many people and has a unique timbre. How many roots are there in our common erhu? Next, the editor will give you a detailed introduction.
The common erhu has two strings, one thick string, which is generally called the inner string (old string), and the other thin string, which is also called the outer string (sub string).
Erhu began in the tang dynasty, referred to as “haegeum”, has been one thousand years of history.
In the past, most of the erhu used silk strings, because the silk strings have the shortcomings of large elasticity, short life, insufficient pronunciation and delicateness, etc., and now they have been gradually eliminated by steel strings, and since the sixties of the twentieth century, the use of steel wire strings has become increasingly common.
Erhu is mainly made up of the barrel, pole, male, gold, bow and other parts. Chord two, bamboo bow, mostly with five degrees fixed string, bow clamped in the two strings, drum made of wood or bamboo, covered with snakeskin. The tone is soft and beautiful.
Erhu should avoid direct sunlight to avoid wood deformation and cracking. When using in the north, avoid getting close to the heating equipment, put the piano box back in time after use, and pull the zipper of the box. In wet seasons, one or two small bamboo charcoal bags can be placed in the piano case to absorb moisture and prevent mildew.