xiao flute is made by Z.S.Liu in traditional Yuping style.
Made of Xui Bamboo ("Water Bamboo"), with natural reddish yellow
There are 6 finger holes, 5 in front and 1 at the back.
It is in the key of G (D with all finger holes closed).
Around 3 octaves. Mellow tones.
The bamboo nodes are trimmed so that the nobes become almost invisible.
Lacquered on the exterior.
There is a delicate relief carving of a phoenix in the clouds all around
the upper part of the xiao.
Below the phoenix is a Chinese poems of Tang Dynasty, highlighted in white.
Between the third and fifth finger holes there are engravings of colorful
pine tree, boat and crane scene.
Length of xiao: 70.5 cm
Diameter of xiao: 2.3 cm
Signed by Mr. Z.S.Liu
With the name of Yuping Kunshan Flute Workshop on it.
With fingering chart.
With a velour bag.