Hulusi

The hulusi (traditional: 葫蘆絲; simplified: 葫芦丝; pinyin: húlúsī) or cucurbit flute is a free reed wind instrument from China. It is held vertically and has three bamboo pipes which pass through a gourd wind chest; the center pipe has finger holes and the outer two are typically drone pipes. It is not uncommon for a hulusi to have only one drone pipe while the second outer pipe is merely ornamental. The drone pipe has a finger hole, which allows it to be stopped. Advanced configurations have keyed finger holes similar to a clarinet or oboe, which can greatly extend the range of the hulusi to several octaves.

The hulusi was originally used primarily in Yunnan province by the Dai and other non-Han ethnic groups but is now played throughout China. Like the related free reed pipe called bawu, the hulusi has a very pure, clarinet-like sound.

Although the hulusi is still predominantly performed in China, it has in recent years been adopted by European composers and performers. Rohan Leach from England, Rapheal De Cock from Belgium and Herman Witkam from the Netherlands have all taken the instrument in new directions.

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Professional Hulusi,Plum buckle, pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$45.00
Based on 1 reviews.
Hulusi,Chinese Yunnan Gourd flute,adjustable and pluggable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$18.99
Based on 16 reviews.
Professional Hulusi,rosewood pipe,pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$56.00
Based on 4 reviews.
Professional Hulusi,Ebony pipe,pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$59.00
Based on 2 reviews.
Professional rosewood Hulusi,pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$65.00
Based on 1 reviews.
Professional engraved rosewood Hulusi,pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$68.00
Based on 3 reviews.
Professional ebony Hulusi,pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$68.00
Based on 2 reviews.
Professional engraved ebony Hulusi,pluggable and adjustable
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$71.00
Based on 5 reviews.
Professional Hulusi,Ebony pipe, Imitation Bamboo Joint
Keys: C, Bb, G, F, D(Soprano) G, F, D(Soprano) and other keys need to be booked in advance (..
$89.00
Hulusi, 2 Octaves, for beginner
2 keys available: C, Bb Item specifics Material : Purple Bamboo,Gourd Accessories : 1 c..
$16.99
Based on 4 reviews.
Bakelite Hulusi, 2 Octaves, for beginner, color selectable
2 keys available: C, Bb Item specifics Material : Bakelite Accessories : 1 case, 1 Chin..
$13.99
Based on 6 reviews.
Professional Hulusi, Aged Purple Bamboo,Plum buckle, pluggable and adjustable
With drop resistance strip Keys: C, Bb Item specifics Material : Purple Bamboo (More ..
$49.00
Based on 9 reviews.
Professional rosewood cloisonne Hulusi, pluggable and adjustable
keys available: C, Bb Item specifics Material : Rosewood, Cloisonne Metal Gourd Accesso..
$52.00
Based on 1 reviews.
Professional ebony cloisonne Hulusi, pluggable and adjustable
keys available: C, Bb Item specifics Material : Ebony, Cloisonne Metal Gourd Accessorie..
$55.00
Based on 3 reviews.
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