Variations of the dizi

The 6-hole dizi is not the final incarnation of the dizi itself---other different types of innovation have been tried over the years. But these involve a deeper understanding on the dizi manufacturing process, including acoustic principles, ergonomics, material science, and bits of fluid dynamics, all of which are out of scope for the intent of this entire set of dizi related materials.

For this series of articles, we will be focusing on working with dizi that do not have 6 tone holes. Their general play style and techniques are amply covered under the litany of ornamentation, and so we will instead focus on providing 12-tone fingering charts in the form that was done for the 6-hole dizi.