Bianqing (pinyin: biān qìng) is one of the ancient percussion instruments of the Han nationality, mostly used in court music or grand ceremonies. A set of stone or jade chimes with different pitches are hung on the wooden frame, and the music is played with a small mallet.


  • Pinyin:biān qìng
  • application:Royal court music or grand ceremony
  • material:stone or jade
  • Classification:percussion
Lu is the origin of chimes, and Confucius was an expert in making chimes in the Spring and Autumn Period. We copied Luozhuang chimes, Confucian chimes, special chimes with the same material—Sibin pumice (three sources: volcanoes, space, land sources, and glacial metamorphic rocks). Chime, Yin Ruins tiger pattern chime.
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More than 150 sets of various artifacts were unearthed in this tomb in the late Spring and Autumn Period, including copper, pottery, stone, gold, bone, and lacquer. In particular, the discovery of two sets of 9 bronze tripods and a complete set of bells and chime musical instruments allowed the rank of the tomb owner to be determined.
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Like chimes, chimes are percussion instruments in ancient China. They are often matched with chimes to play the "sound of gold and stone". The chimes are sonorous, clear, bright and penetrating.
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A chime is a stone percussion instrument that may have evolved from some kind of flaky stone labor tool. The chime was called "stone" and "singing ball" in ancient times. A stone chime was found at the Dongxia Fengxia cultural site in Xia County, Shanxi Province. , The overall hit is very rough, and some edges and corners are sharp, and it can still make a crisp sound when struck.
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