banjo overview

banjo The five-stringed qin (pinyin: wǔ xián qín) belongs to a kind of guqin. It has a long history and is relatively rare. The lyre is widely used. Can be used for solo or to accompany folk songs and folk dances.

"Book of History" has: "Shun plays the five-stringed qin." "Book of Rites and Music": "Zheng, five-stringed body is also built." In 1978, my country was unearthed in the tomb of Marquis Zeng (Early Warring States Period) in Suixian County, Hubei Province. A banjo, which is similar to the building recorded in the literature.

When playing, the banjo is placed flat on the ground, and the player sits on the ground and leans over to play. The left and right hands hold a small wooden stick or wooden pick to pluck the strings to pronounce. The banjo is tuned according to the unique folk songs of the Bunun tribe, and the pronunciation is soft.

  • Chinese name:banjo
  • Features:Soft pronunciation, mellow tone, low volume
  • use:Solo or accompaniment to folk songs and folk dances
  • type:stringed instrument
  • Pinyin:wǔ xián qín

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