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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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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Zhang Meng, born in 1992, graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music and is a young guqin player. Director of Guqin Professional Committee of China National Orchestra Association, Master of Guqin from the Folk Music Department of the Central Conservatory of Music.
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Mao Yi, a native of Lushan Mountain. Director of the Chinese Qin Association, director of the Chinese Kunqu Opera Guqin Research Association, the twelfth generation of Guangling School, and the sixth generation of Zhucheng School. At the same time proficient in Guqin repair and production.
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2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Netherlands. A few days ago, the reporter learned that the "Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Qin Qin Works Award" will be unveiled at the China Bamboo Garden of the 2022 Holland Expo from September 15 to September 25. Politicians and tourists from all over the world come to watch. Among them, 7 qin masters are from Yangzhou.
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On September 18, at the Grand Theatre of Prince Kung's Mansion, Yang Zhijian, a national first-class performer and representative inheritor of Shanghai's intangible cultural heritage "Guqin-making", performed a live performance of the famous Guangling songs "Long Xiang Cao" and "Fighting Fight". "Breaking the Sphere" anime theme song "Straight Breaking the Sphere" co-adapted "Dragon Soaring the Sphere".
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Calligraphy and peony painting are performed in the morning, and Guqin is played and recited in the afternoon. This is what he does every day in a hurry. Some people say that his "life calendar" has not changed for decades, which is too boring; some people don't understand why he still insists on spending hours every day playing the guqin, painting, and reciting, and nothing falls behind.
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On the evening of September 17, 2022, the "Welcome to the National Day Guqin Cultural Exchange Conference", hosted by the Fujian Cultural Volunteer Association Haisi Qindao School, co-organized by Qinghuan Guqin Museum, Mayucheng Huayuan, and Cixin Group, was held at the Flower Expo. Garden Mayu City Flower Fringe was held.
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Autumn is getting darker, the 2022 Guqin "Qiuyue Gathering" [1] and "Autumn Moon Gathering" [2] were successfully held on September 17 and September 18 at the Ancient Capital Cultural Hotel in Xi'an.
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