Guqin (pinyin: Gǔ Qín) is a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a history of at least 3,500 years. Guqin is also known as Yaoqin, Yuqin and Seven-stringed Qin. The guqin has 13 emblems that mark the rhythm, and is also a ritual and musical instrument. It belongs to the silk in the octave. Guqin has a wide range, deep timbre and long aftertone.


  • Chinese name:Guqin
  • Origin:China
  • origin time:West Monday Spring and Autumn
  • On behalf of the pianist:Boya, Confucius, Shikuang, Liezi
  • famous song:Xiaoxiang Shuiyun, Guangling San, flowing water, fisherman Q&A, Pingsha falling geese
  • nickname:Yaoqin, Yuqin, Lyre
  • founder:It is said to be Fuxi, Shennong, Emperor Shun, etc.
During the Wei and Jin Dynasties, the guqin was favored by the celebrities of the Wei and Jin Dynasties. From the "Seven Sons of Jian'an" to the "Seven Sages of Bamboo Forest", and then to a large number of celebrities in the two Jin Dynasties, or qin books to entertain themselves, or qin wine to relieve worries, making friends with qin has become common.
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Cai Wenji is the daughter of Cai Yong, a famous scholar in the Eastern Han Dynasty, and has been a famous goddess child since childhood. Cai Yong, a friend and teacher of Cao Cao, was a well-known university enquirer. Such a family environment gave Xiao Wenji a good learning atmosphere.
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Celebrity anecdotes often produce many different texts in the process of circulation, and even become unrecognizable due to excessive interpretation. An obvious example is Tao Yuanming's stringless qin.
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Who is the "blind minister", "the teacher Kuang Zhicong", who can be called "sub-sage" by Mencius? Come and meet this legendary famous musician in the Spring and Autumn Period!
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The existing guqin pieces are notated by the special notation of guqin.
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Ni Shiyun, a native of Haimen District, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province, China's famous contemporary qin mojo, the fourth generation inheritor of the Mei 'an Qin School, the representative inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangsu Province "Guqin art" (Mei 'an Qin school), serves as the director of the Chinese Kunqu Opera Guqin Research Institute and the executive director of the Chinese Qin Association.
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Yang Qiong, the word Yu Rong, Yushan Qin school successor, South Yuqin Club president, operation aman for more than ten years, good at qin songs. He is currently the vice president of Shenzhen Guqin Association, member of Shenzhen Ethnic Orchestral Association, lecturer of Shenzhen University School of Continuing Education and so on.
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Yang Zhijian, Guqin maker and performer. Born in Shanghai in July 1974. National first-class performer; representative inheritor of Shanghai intangible cultural heritage "Guqin-making skills"; vice-chairman of Shanghai Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Association. Winner of "Shanghai Craftsman" and "May 1st Labor Medal" in 2017.
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Huang Deyuan, inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage "Zhejiang style guqin" and "Wenzhou dialect recitation".
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Gao Songru (1900 AD - 1986 AD), whose name was Zhenyun, whose courtesy name was Songru, was an old woman from Jinling, Jinling, who lived in Jinan, Shandong Province.
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Step into Wuhan East Lake Dali village, filar silk continuously harp, sometimes crisp, sometimes vigorous. In an ancient courtyard named "Nantianfang", the host Ruan Yanjun plays the piano and sings while the guests sit around the stove, listening to the piano and drinking tea.
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On November 11, the classroom of Liuzhou Railway Vocational and Technical College in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, heard the sound of books and music. Six Thai students majoring in railway engineering and technology are reading classical Chinese poetry and playing guqin to learn about Chinese culture.
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On the evening of January 7, the music ensemble concert "Flute and Music" will be held at the Tianjin-style Theater. The concert was carefully prepared by professors Li Fengyun and Wang Jianxin from Tianjin Conservatory of Music as a New Year gift to the audience.
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On the morning of January 1st, the closing exhibition of the National Art Fund talent training funding project "Training of Traditional Guqin Mojo skills and scientific and technological innovation Talents", chaired by Dr. Gu Yongjie of Zhoukou Normal University, was carried out in the fourth floor exhibition hall of Zhoukou Museum. The opening ceremony of the exhibition was broadcasted live and online by Daxiang News, and nearly 5,000 people watched it online in real time.
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When one yuan begins, everything is renewed. On the occasion of ringing out the old year and ushering in the new, Yichang Museum, together with Suxin Qin Society and Renxiao Yaodongxiao Studio, held a Guqin concert "Seven strings passing on ancient rhyme and five tones and harmonics" in the hall of the museum on the afternoon of January 2, 2023.
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