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  Topic: Sudden Bridge collapse?
jbpho

Replies: 4
Views: 250

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:06 am   Subject: Sudden Bridge collapse?
I am so glad my momentary terror helped relieve your daughter's! Goodness knows I was concerned when it happened to me.
  Topic: Humidity
jbpho

Replies: 3
Views: 106

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:13 pm   Subject: Humidity
Hey GuzhengMom, thanks for the tip! Do you have a target humidity you are trying to reach?
It makes sense that the fiberglass would be easier to keep at the right humidity. The plywood of the case wo ...
  Topic: Sudden Bridge collapse?
jbpho

Replies: 4
Views: 250

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:11 pm   Subject: Sudden Bridge collapse?
Oh good, I am glad it's just that. Thanks!
  Topic: Soundboard with lots of holes?
jbpho

Replies: 2
Views: 129

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:11 pm   Subject: Soundboard with lots of holes?
Thank you Yukina!
  Topic: Soundboard with lots of holes?
jbpho

Replies: 2
Views: 129

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:14 am   Subject: Soundboard with lots of holes?
Hello forum,
I saw a guzheng for sale in Canada with tons of sound holes in the backboard, rather than the usual three-four I've seen. The seller said his wife got it in Taiwan but didn't have a name ...
  Topic: Great Player on Odd Guzheng
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 943

PostForum: Video   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:30 pm   Subject: Great Player on Odd Guzheng
I believe you got your answer elsewhere but for others interested: It's a "Multi Tonic" zheng, 多聲箏 or . There are 37 strings on this. 21 are tuned to the pentatonic scale, by the head, ...
  Topic: Height of bridges
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 3266

PostForum: Technique   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:57 pm   Subject: effects of bridge height
I know it's been years since this first post but the effect of bridge height is a very interesting topic to me, so maybe it interests others as well.

This is a theory, but I think it's not just br ...
  Topic: Looking for Used Hard Case
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 208

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:28 pm   Subject: Looking for Used Hard Case
I do not have a hard case to offer but would also love to have a cheaper, beginner hard case prior to moving up to the nice one you mention. My friend keeps threatening to make me one out of his lefto ...
  Topic: Sudden Bridge collapse?
jbpho

Replies: 4
Views: 250

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:21 pm   Subject: Sudden Bridge collapse?
Hello Everybody!
A strange thing happened just now. I turned away from my instrument and as I did so, I felt my elbow touch the number one bridge. It didn't feel that hard but there was a loud noise ...
  Topic: Best way to mount a guzheng to the wall?
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 679

PostForum: Instrument   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:55 pm   Subject: Best way to mount a guzheng to the wall?
I know this is an old posting but for the sake of others interested: I've seen a few Chinese-language references to one of the sound holes as a 'hanging hole' but other than that I can't comment on tr ...
  Topic: Guzheng Stool
jbpho

Replies: 4
Views: 413

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:24 am   Subject: Guzheng Stool
Hello Dsin, unfortunately it was a bust. My teacher looked up the music stores that she is familiar with and none of them sell stools. Sorry!
  Topic: What's your story? I have questions as well!
jbpho

Replies: 10
Views: 4049

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:55 pm   Subject: What's your story? I have questions as well!
Great to meet you Randal! If you're looking for inspirational players I can recommend two. First is Wu Fei. She's based in Tennessee and is an absolute wizard on the guzheng. She plays across many sty ...
  Topic: Guzheng Stool
jbpho

Replies: 4
Views: 413

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:38 pm   Subject: Guzheng Stool
I've emailed my teacher, I'll see if she has anything to recommend. Be careful: if you buy something made of wood you may get some extra questions crossing international borders with it. In January of ...
  Topic: New Sub-board, Beginner Question area?
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 181

PostForum: Suggestions   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:40 am   Subject: New Sub-board, Beginner Question area?
Hello everyone!
I've been reading through the forum for months, though I've only registered recently. There is so much great information here! Often, though, answers to questions about things like tu ...
  Topic: Whisper of Pipa A-lee
jbpho

Replies: 3
Views: 283

PostForum: Video   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:56 pm   Subject: Whisper of Pipa A-lee
Beautiful! Did you do the animation yourself? What did you use to record your instrument?
 
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