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Guzheng

Guzheng (pinyin: Gǔ Zhēng), also known as Hanzheng and Qinzheng, is an ancient national musical instrument of the Han nationality and is popular all over China. It is often used for solo, duet, instrumental ensemble and accompaniment of song and dance, opera and folk art. Because of its wide range, beautiful timbre, rich playing skills and strong expressiveness, it is known as the "King of Music", also known as "Oriental Piano", and is one of the unique and important national musical instruments in China.

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  • Chinese name:Guzheng
  • time of origin:Warring States Period
  • category:plucked string instrument
  • shape:rectangular wooden speaker
  • aka:Hanzheng, Qinzheng, Yaozheng, Luanzheng
  • timbre:crisp and sweet
  • Representative track:Fishing boat singing late, fighting typhoon, high mountains and flowing water
history
During the Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties, due to the development of zheng skills and zheng art, people's names for zheng became more and more complicated. Among the more than 100 zheng chanting poems in "Complete Tang Poems", there are as many as 20 titles of zheng.
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With the continuous development of zheng playing technology and the strengthening of playing strength, as well as the thickening of zheng strings, false armor has become more popular.
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There is a legend in ancient times: The Yellow Emperor ordered Su Nu to play a fifty-stringed serpent. After listening to it, she was saddened, so she broke the serpent, and there are only twenty-five strings left. In Qin, there were two brothers arguing with each other, and the result was broken into two, and the name of the zheng was obtained from this.
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Guzheng is one of the oldest plucked instruments in my country. As early as the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period, it was prevalent in Shaanxi and Gansu. In 237 BC, when Li Si wrote to Qin Shihuang, he described the vivid scene of folk zheng songs: "The husband strikes the urn and knocks the fou, and the zheng beats the head and sings. Woohoo, quick ears and eyes, the true voice of Qin."
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As early as the Warring States Period from the 5th century BC to the 3rd century BC, the guzheng was widely circulated in the Qin state (now Shaanxi). The origin of the guzheng is still inconclusive. Due to historical changes and regional influences, local styles and playing techniques have been different, and thus various different guzheng schools have been formed today, making the development of guzheng more and more prosperous.
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artist
Song Tingting is a member of China Guzheng Association and a guzheng teacher of Guangzhou Xinghai Conservatory of Music. He is an excellent guzheng player. Her elegant performance embodies the soul of the guzheng and makes people feel that she is a part of the Guzheng, because she deeply integrates herself into it and is one of the four shows of the Guzheng.
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Lin Yingping graduated from the Guzheng major at the Central Conservatory of Music. Formerly served as a solo performer at the Chinese Opera House. Has won the first prize in performance at the first Guangdong Music Competition. They won awards in the first "Shancheng Cup" National TV Competition and the first "ART Cup" Chinese Musical Instrument International Competition. The guzheng it plays is pure and beautiful in monochrome, round, fresh and elegant, with skillful and comprehensive playing techniques, and has a warm and smooth style without losing its tactful and implicit features.
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Young zither player, the first doctoral candidate (studying) of zither in Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and the winner of "Golden Bell Award", the highest prize in Music of China.
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During my university and graduate studies, I have performed piano skills multiple times at literary and artistic events, and collaborated with classical dance, poetry recitation competitions, violin, erhu, and other art forms. The classical charm and fashionable rhythm are vividly portrayed.
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Wang Li is a Chinese music master, whose representative work is Liuyang River.
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news
"Autumn Moon in the Han Palace" is a classic Guzheng piece that has been passed down from ancient China. With its deep, distant, and sorrowful melody, it vividly depicts the lonely and vicissitudes of the Han Dynasty imperial palace under the autumn moon, expressing a deep emotion towards the passing glory and impermanence of the world.
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On June 28, 1983, Mr. Cao Zheng, the founder of guzheng education in New China, a famous educator, theorist and performer, presented "the origin of Zheng Tao" to Shaanxi Qin Zheng Society (formerly Xi 'an Qin Zheng Society), which officially started this period of 40 years of exploration.
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On December 10, 2023, the fourth Guzheng Art Festival in Tianjin was held to pay tribute to traditional Chinese guzheng music and explore the deep combination of guzheng music art and contemporary music aesthetic expression.
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In the first chapter of the performance section of the 19th Asian Games opening ceremony in Hangzhou, "National Style and Elegant Charm", a kite song "Misty Rain Dyed Jiangnan", which contains distinctive elements of Zhejiang local drama - Yue opera, brings people into the landscape artistic conception and humanistic painting of Jiangnan. Let the audience, especially the audience from Jiangsu and Zhejiang, immerse themselves in it and be filled with emotion. The solo performance was performed by Yuan Sha, professor and doctoral supervisor of the Central Conservatory of Music.
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On August 6, Wang Xiaochen's special guzheng symphony concert was successfully staged in Shandong Provincial Grand Theatre. The concert was organized by Shandong Performance Co., LTD., Shandong Zhongyan Culture Communication Co., LTD., and China Oriental Symphony Orchestra was specially invited to perform together.
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