Liuqin history

There is a popular legend about the birth of the first Liuqin. According to legend, about two hundred years ago, when the two brothers, Wu Datuan and Wu Er Tuan, the ancestors of Lahunqiang, escaped from the desert and begged for food to live in a ruined temple, they saw that the Pipa King Kong among the Four Great Kings was very powerful, so they imitated King Kong. The pipa in...
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Liuqin was originally a popular folk musical instrument in Shandong, Anhui and Jiangsu. It is used as an accompaniment to local operas such as Liuqin Opera and Sizhou Opera and to play simple songs. After a long period of development, it has now developed into a solo instrument and is often used as a high instrument in national bands. The earliest liuqin has a relatively simple structure, ...
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