The difference between Yueqin and Liuqin

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What is the difference between Yueqin and Liuqin? Is there a big difference?

The difference between Yueqin and Liuqin

The characteristics of Yueqin and Liuqin are different: the timbre of the Yueqin is crisp and soft, and the volume is low, which is suitable for lyrical rap, and can set off the atmosphere of the story; Liuqin is a high-pitched instrument that is plucked. The main melody, and sometimes also perform high-tech, gorgeous music.

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Yueqin (Pinyin: yuè qín), a plucked musical instrument of the Han nationality, originated in the Han Dynasty. It has been spread in China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and Vietnam. It is also spread in China and Vietnam. The early Yueqin had a long neck and generally had about twelve frets. In the Qing Dynasty, the short-necked Yueqin with the eighth rank or so appeared, which is easy to play in the high-pitched area, and is often used for the accompaniment of opera. After the development and improvement of Ruan in the 1950s, Yueqin usually refers to the short-necked Yueqin in mainland China.
Liuqin (pinyin: Liǔ Qín) is a plucked stringed instrument originated in the Qing Dynasty. The earliest Liuqin has a very simple structure and a very folk-like appearance. Now popular all over the country. It is one of the pear-shaped speakers and stringed instruments that have been circulating among the people since the Tang Dynasty. Its shape, structure and playing method are similar to those of the pipa.

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