This is an octagonal-shaped Eco Erhu made from aged rosewood from Beijing Raoyang. If you’re quesy about making music at the expense of pythons, this is exactly what you need. The erhu uses synthetic material for the resonator in place of python skin.
This is the best model in our series of Eco Erhu with synthetic skins. The tone is rich and loud. It comes with bronze tuners for easy tuning as well. An investment that is well worth it if you are looking for a very good synthetic skin Erhu.
Good instrument to bring along your travels, especially to avoid questions from pesky custom officers. And you don’t need to worry much about the climate affecting the snakeskin.
What it is
An octagonal-shaped aged rosewood Erhu with synthetic skin by Beijing Raoyang.
At a glance
Loud, clean, rich with a little sweetness
- People who are queasy about using an instrument with animal parts
- People who want to travel with an erhu – no need to worry about customs
- Intermediates and beyond
Why you should buy it
- High end synthetic Erhu
- Bronze tuners make for easy tuning
Why some might not want it
- Some people are not used to octagonal erhus
- Lacks a little sweetness compared to python skin Erhus
About the Maker
Raoyang Beifang is a Chinese Musical Instrument Factory founded in 1985 in Hebei, China. It was initially under the name of “Beijing Instrument Factory (Raoyang Branch)”. Although it still maintains it’s ties to it’s parent company, Xinghai, Raoyang Beifang develops it’s own line of products, ranging from Erhu, Pipa and even Morin Khuur.
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