Beginner

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Erhu is a very expressive instrument able to play melancholic tunes and joyful melodies. Let’s feel its magic with our artist Chen Chunyuan!

Erhu

Chen Chunyuan has been active on the Chinese and international stage for many years, and her performances include both traditional and modern styles. Her playing style adheres to the pure tradition of Chinese erhu art, with precise techniques and a sober atmosphere.

Imusic-school is an online platform that promotes the collaboration of eastern and western music and continues to challenge artists to push musical boundaries to experiment with the different musical genres. Our teaching philosophy blends both technical skills and encourages creativity at the same time to ensure music lessons are never boring.

LESSON PRESENTATION - Chen Chunyuan

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The main concepts taught

Posture

Fingering

Scales

Arpeggios

Program proposed by Chen Chunyuan

This beginner course is divided into two parts. The first part deals with the fundamentals such as the posture, how to hold the instrument; the fingering, scales, arpeggio and other main notions.

Second part is about the performance and explantions of several traditional pieces played on this instrument. You will study “An enjoyable Night”, “Mayeela” and “Farewell” among other pieces.

ChapterNotions

Basic Elements of Erhu

Introduction
The Sound and Performance Posture
How to Hold Erhu and Its Bow
Open String Practice
Fingering
Three Basic Techniques of Shifting
Scales
Arpeggio Practice

Erhu Music Piece

“An Enjoyable Night”
“Mayeela”
“On the Golden Hill in Beijing”
“Farewell”

ChapterNotions

Basic Elements of Erhu

Introduction
The Sound and Performance Posture
How to Hold Erhu and Its Bow
Open String Practice
Fingering
Three Basic Techniques of Shifting
Scales
Arpeggio Practice

Erhu Music Piece

“An Enjoyable Night”
“Mayeela”
“On the Golden Hill in Beijing”
“Farewell”