Find great deals for How to Play Bawu and Hulusi: A Beginner’s Guide to These Popular Chinese Wind Instruments by Pat Missin (, Paperback). Shop with. For those of you wishing to take up playing the bawu or hulusi, may I humbly recommend my own book, How To Play Bawu and Hulusi – A Beginner’s Guide to . The first English language book to focus on these traditional free reed wind instruments from Southwestern China, providing complete instruction for the absolute.

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I think there might be some similarities in penny whistle and Bawu. Notify me of new comments via email. Unknown January 30, at 1: Beautiful music — thank you!

Paperback Books for Children in Chinese. Bawu is only capable of a huluzi octave and unlike free reed mouth-organs it is only played by exhaling.

Show More Show Less. Skip to main content. Experiments hhlusi that by opening up the throat, you can blow on the Bawu softly while still producing the higher harmonics, and by relaxing the muscle there, you can immediately drop down to the fundamental resonance.

These two songs are also the easier ones for Bawu. It has seven sound holes, 6 in the front, 1 in the back. Cover all holes and blow lightly for the lowest tone olay is Mi in the key of the instrument. Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. I also love Irish music. Take a traditional model for example. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: If you are a serious musician, with discipline on more than one instrument, at least one of which is a woodwind, and your comfort level with ethnic music is high, this book will definitely keep you busy.


Thank you Like Like. So some handling fee and return shipping need to be paid. So the fingering is somewhat similar to the transverse flute or saxophone. Think of it as an extension to setting an embouchure. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Hello, I recently received a hulusi I ordered in the mail and I’m having trouble playing it.

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They just don’t sound no matter what I do. Newer Post Older Post Home. Girl, Wash Your Face: The player must cover the reed entirely with the mouth and apply substantial air pressure to maintain the vibration of the reed. Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3.

Any help you can give me would be appreciated. Typical booklets say the following:. Email Address never made public. I had the same issue when I first got my hulusi. Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

Posted by Tong Lei at Thursday, April 15, how to play hulusi and bawu, lesson 2 make the sound. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: They are really lovely and fascinating.


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Chinese musical instrument: how to play hulusi and bawu, lesson 2 make the sound

This causes problems because one would then hear hpw sorry-sounding downward glissando after every attempt to play a staccato, instead of a hard cut-off. I am having the same problem. I look forward to learning to play it.

And the higher the tone, the softer one needs to blow. Reed is located inside the top end of the main pipe. If you are as intrigued as I was by the sound of the hulusi HOO-lusiand you live in the United States, or anyway mostly understand English, then I would strongly recommend that you obtain and read a copy of this book before purchasing an instrument.

Mouthpiece could be made of various materials such as metal, ox horn, wood, bamboo or plastic. Best Selling in Nonfiction See all.

Both drone pipes doesn’t have a hole. Wish you good luck in learning Bawu and also enjoy playing it! Paperback Nonfiction Books in Chinese. I recently ordered a hulusi online and it does not have a plug in the drone pipe to play a chord.

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