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  Topic: Great Player on Odd Guzheng
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 795

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: 3071

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: 46

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: 0
Views: 57

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: 582

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: 338

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: 3922

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: 338

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: 76

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: 210

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?
  Topic: Guzheng Stool
jbpho

Replies: 4
Views: 338

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:45 pm   Subject: Guzheng Stool
Hello Disn! Are you still looking for advice? I can ask my teacher, who is from Taiwan and just went back for vacation. Where in Taiwan would you be? That might help narrow suggestions.
  Topic: What's your story? I have questions as well!
jbpho

Replies: 10
Views: 3922

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:40 pm   Subject: What's your story? I have questions as well!
On to answers!

1. @jayben, and for others who might have the same fear of spending money: See if you can find a teacher who would rent one to you. It would be far cheaper than buying one and would ...
  Topic: What's your story? I have questions as well!
jbpho

Replies: 10
Views: 3922

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:12 am   Subject: What's your story? I have questions as well!
If you don't mind the thread revive, this is my story:
My family is from Europe, I'm 2nd/3rd generation American depending on how you count. I was a bit on and off musical instruments; refused to pra ...
  Topic: white guys playing guzheng in the US
jbpho

Replies: 1
Views: 441

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:20 am   Subject: Re: white guys playing guzheng in the US
I am one! Newly moved to Seattle. It's funny, whenever I see a photo of a group of guzheng students and their teacher there's one, two dozen students - and 50% chance one of them is a white guy.
 
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