Guzheng is a Chinese plucked zither that has a history dated back to 500 B.C. It is rich in playing techniques. The performer plucks the strings with his right-hand fingernails, while his left-hand fingers apply pressure to the strings to execute vibratos, slides, other embellishments and occasional plucking techniques.
iGuzheng supports many playing techniques as an acoustic Guzheng:
- Playing techniques for Right Hand:
Pluck, Gliss, Tremolo(Shake/摇指) / Automatic Tremolo
- Playing techniques for Left Hand:
Pitch slide, Samll-Vibrato,Big-Vibrato, Tap Pitch (Dian Yin - 点音)
√ Follow-Play songs, help you to learn and play Guzheng songs easily.
√ Flexible Guzheng View, easy scrolling and zooming with drag / pinch gesture on the Pitch Slider Bar.
√ High quality stereo samples from Guzheng.
√ Full 21 strings.
√ Automatically play "Shake" technique (自动摇指) when touches moving on the string horizontally.
√ Smart snapping to the correct pitch grid when moving the pitch slider.
√ portamento / Vibrato.
√ “Dian Yin” Effect (点音/Tap Pitch), Tapping pitch slider after plucking string to make "Dian Yin" sound effect
√ Tuning as Stantard Guzheng tunings.