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Correct Erhu Posture
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ID: 2927 Intermediate
In today's video lesson, we demo a real Er hu and show off this wonderful instrument for you. In the dialogue you'll hear a music teacher give some useful tips to their student on correct posture to make the er hu sing out. Living in China? Click to watch on QQ Photo by nasrul ekram
Tue Jul 26 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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lǎoshī ，wǒ liàn qín dì yī ge lǐbài ，jiù liàn dào jiānbǎng hǎo suān ，jīhū bù néng dòng ，zěnme bàn ？
Sir, I've been practicing the erhu for a week and already my shoulders are aching. I can hardly even move, what should I do?
zhè shì yīnwèi nǐ tài jǐnzhāng ，huì sǒngjiān 。
That's because you're too tense. You tend to tense your shoulders.
kěshì wǒ dōuhuì xiān sōng song jiānbǎng zài kāishǐ lā qín ā 。
But I always loosen up my shoulders before I start playing.
nà nǐ xiànzài lā zhè shǒu qǔzi ，wǒ bāng nǐ kàn nǐ de zīshì 。
Then when you're playing this tune, I'll help you by inspecting your posture.
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