"The Moon is High" Wu Yuxia's Pipa Teaching
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"Moon's High" is a well-known ancient Chinese pipa traditional large set of tunes. The date and author of the composition are unknown. According to legend, it was composed by Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty. The earliest extant version is a piece from the manuscript "Gaohe Jiangdong" in the Jiajing period of the Ming Dynasty, which was later adapted into national orchestral music and guzheng music.

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Wu Yuxia, born in Shanghai in October 1959, is a famous pipa player, a national first-class actor, an expert who enjoys special allowances issued by the State Council, and a national March 8 red-banner.
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Pipa (pinyin: pí pa), the first plucked instrument, is a traditional plucked instrument in East Asia, a plucked stringed musical instrument. Made of wood or bamboo, the speaker is half-pear-shaped and has four strings on the top. It was originally made of silk thread, but now it is mostly made of steel wire, steel rope and nylon.

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