Getiaogang Township, Changli County: Suona, gongs and drums enrich the spiritual and cultural life of the masses

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Getiaogang Township, Changli County, while actively developing beautiful villages, also strives to do a good job in cultural construction, and organizes cultural talents to carry out various forms of cultural and entertainment activities in the spare time after dinner to enrich the spiritual and cultural life of the masses.

Wu Xianzuo, an old man from Xiematai Village, is the provincial inheritor of Changli Chugging. The Wujia suona has a history of more than 200 years and is very famous in the local area. Under the call of the village cadres and Wu Xianzuo, cultural talents and lovers of literature and art who played drums, gongs, and suonas joined in one after another. Every afternoon, the village committee square is very lively, beating gongs and drums festively. From the 80-year-old to the two- or three-year-old children, everyone sits together and chats and laughs, which not only shortens the distance between neighbors, but also makes the body and mind happy.

These activities not only changed the villagers' attitude towards culture and stimulated their enthusiasm for culture, but also enriched people's cultural life and met the needs of the masses for cultural, spiritual and cultural life.

Getiaogang Township, Changli County: Suona, gongs and drums enrich the spiritual and cultural life of the masses

Involving musical instruments

Suona (pinyin: suǒ nà) is a Chinese double-reed woodwind instrument. Also called Suannai, trumpet, advocacy. The traditional suona is composed of five parts: whistle, air card, intruder, rod and bowl.
Xiaogu (pinyin: xiǎo gǔ) is a musical instrument of the Zhuang, Dong, Yi, Tujia and other ethnic groups. Popular in Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Hubei, Hunan and other provinces. Snare drums are mostly used in the folk, and are used during Chinese New Year. It is basically the same as the big drum, except that the drum skin is made of sheepskin, and the side that does not strike is stretched with multiple strings; the drum drum uses two hardwood drums, and the drum head is smaller and does not contain any foreign objects.
Big drum (Sanskrit name dundubhi) musical instrument name. A kind of percussion instrument, also known as Taiko and Tanggu, is also the most frequently used percussion instrument. That is, a hollow wooden cylinder is covered with leather for percussion instruments. The exterior color of the drum body is mostly red, and a few are black and wood color. The bass drum is struck by a single drumstick, called the big drumstick, with a head that can be used on both sides and is covered with wool or felt. Usually when struck, it is between the center of the drum and the rim of the drum, and the center of the drum is only used for short and fast hits (staccato) and special effects.
The gong is a traditional percussion instrument, also known as the gong because it is made of copper. Different places have different gongs. Wooden gongs, leather gongs, sieve gongs, earth gongs and gongs are all made of copper.

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