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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Unknown January 30, at 1: There are few classes online and they are not systematic. We will post more articles on Bawu in the near future and hope you will enjoy reading them. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Paperback Children in Chinese. Bawu is only capable of a single octave and unlike free reed mouth-organs it is only played by exhaling. Notify me of new comments via email.

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

Typical booklets say the following: Bawu is played in a horizontal manner except the new models which are played vertically. They just don’t sound no matter what I do.


Following the plat strictly, maybe one wound run into a problem with tonguing and staccatos. I had been used to Native American flutes etc. Hi Ron, very glad to have your comment! I am having the same problem. It is made from two detachable bamboo pipes and its overall tuning can be varied by pla the joint between the two pieces. See all 3 brand new listings. I play the Irish pennywhistle and hammered dulcimer.

Workbooks, Study Guides in Chinese. So the fingering is somewhat similar to the transverse flute or saxophone. Wish you good luck in learning Bawu and also enjoy playing it!

How to Play Bawu

Typical booklets say the following:. I believe it will be an enchanted melody to play Irish music with Bawu.

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They are really lovely and fascinating. Notify me of new posts via email.

When your blowing hard enough there is a fair amount of resistance. Beautiful music — thank you! Av Av July 9, at 3: Do you know where I can get a replacement reed for the Bawu? It has a thumb hole, six finger holes, plus a tuning hole and a range of just over an octave. This causes problems because one would then hear a sorry-sounding downward glissando after every attempt to play a staccato, instead of a hard cut-off.


You may also bawwu. Read full review Verified purchase: Opening hole 6 while blowing hard gets you La; opening 5 and 6, Si; opening all right hand holes, Do. Please, let us enjoy more of your music. Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3. I think there might be some similarities in penny whistle and Bawu. 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.

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