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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When your blowing hard enough there is a fair amount of resistance.
Chinese musical instrument: how to play hulusi and bawu, lesson 2 make the sound
Get this if you want to learn either 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.
Skip to main content. Hi Ron, very glad to have your comment! You are commenting using your WordPress. They are really lovely and fascinating. We will post more articles on Bawu in the near future and hope you will enjoy reading them. I had been used to Native American flutes etc. I found two videos of hulusi. This book is a perfect introduction to these instruments. I am having the same problem. Following the directions strictly, maybe one wound run into a problem with tonguing and staccatos.
Hi, Parisa, thank you for your appreciation of Chinese Bawu. Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3. Thursday, April 15, how to play hulusi and bawu, lesson 2 make the sound.
When the air-flow is cut off, the freely vibrating reed with feel the pressure lessen and revert to the fundamental resonance, which is either a low Mi or low Fa. And the higher the tone, the softer one needs to blow. Connor Haywood Hilusi 18, at 9: 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.
Most of them are made of brass. Unknown January 30, at 1: How to Play Bawu and Hulusi: I think there might be some similarities in penny whistle and Bawu.
It is made from two detachable bamboo pipes and its overall tuning can be varied by adjusting the joint between the two pieces. It has a thumb hole, six finger holes, plus a tuning hole and a range of just over an octave. At ohw same time, however, and while you are waiting for your book to arrive, listen to as much hulusi material as you can find on the Internet.
Mouthpiece could be made of various materials such as metal, ox horn, wood, bamboo or plastic. Published by Interact China. Typical booklets say the following: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Please contact us at interact interactchina. Ron — Overland Park, KS.
How to Play Bawu
Typical poay say the following:. I had the same issue when I first got my hulusi. Posted by Tong Lei at In fact this book is perfect to begin with, regardless of your background level, although some experience with at least a tin-whistle, recorder, or harmonica, would certainly help.
The finger holes aren’t changing the pitch. Wish you good luck in learning Bawu and also enjoy playing it! Please, let us enjoy more of your music. One wants to expand the muscle that is right below the point where the jaw connects to the neck.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Hi Ben, the reed of bawu is very sensitive. Think of it as an extension to setting an embouchure.
Reed is located inside the top end of the main pipe. Read full review Verified purchase: This item doesn’t belong on this page. Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Bawu is only capable of a single octave and unlike free reed mouth-organs it is only played by exhaling. Cover all holes and blow plaay for the lowest tone which is Mi in the key of the instrument.
It is a fascinating and hauntingly gorgeous instrument. Hello, I recently received a hulusi I ordered in the mail and I’m having trouble playing it. There are few classes online and they are not systematic.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Take a traditional model for example.