The set consists of 7 Chinese dizi flutes, tuned in C, D, Eb, E, F, G, A.
An extra hole with a thin rice paper membrane produces the characteristic reedy tone
The set consists of 7 flutes, tuned in C, D, Eb, E, F, G, A.
Dizis made of bamboo are also called Chinese bamboo flute. Often they are played with diverse techniques, e.g. circular breathing, overtones, flying-finger-trill, polyphony, flattering and double tongue. Additional to the blow hole and the six finger holes the dizi has another hole, the mokong. Over the hole a very thin bamboo or rice paper membrane is fixed by a little bit of moisture. This makes a nasal buzzing sound that's responsible for the really unique timbre of a dizi.
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