Erhu, a two-stringed fiddle, is one of the best-known traditional Chinese music instruments. Its music is usually very expressive and touching, especially when you feel down and blue.

Scroll down to enjoy some of the most famous Erhu melodies, and see if the instrument can speak your mind.



Er Quan Ying Yue

Er Quan Ying Yue means "second spring reflecting the moon." It was wriitten by Hua Yanjun (also known as A Bing), a blind artist living between 1893 and 1950. It is perhaps the most famous Erhu tune.

Bing Zhong Yin

Moaning during sickness.

Qinqiang Opera theme song

Qinqiang Opera is an ancient local opera in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

Liang Xiao

Beautiful night.

Han Gong Qiu Yue

Autumn moon in the palace during the Han Dynasty

Zhong Hua Liu Ban

An ancient melody.

Yu Hu Mai Chun

Buying spring with a jade teapot

Xing Jie

Walking the street

Liu Bo Qu

Melody of running waves

Jiang He Shui

Water in the rivers

Ting Song

Listening to the pine

Yi Zhi Hua

A flower

Die Lian Hua

Butterfly flying in the flowers
Windows Media Player is required for playing all the music here.