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Various Artists UNES08071

The qin, zheng, and pipa are plucked string instruments that can be traced back to the Sui (581–618 AD) and Tang (618–907 AD) dynasties. All three are generally played as solo instruments—five of the six pieces on this recording are solos. The six performers on this album are renowned masters and teachers of their instruments.

Liner notes by Wang Qun offer an overview of the history of Chinese music and in-depth commentary on each selection.

古琴、古筝还有琵琶都是拨弦类乐器,这些乐器早在隋朝(公元581-618)和唐朝(公元618-907年)就出现了。这三种乐器原本都是独奏的乐器,在本专辑当中的六首乐曲中有五首即是独奏。六位表演者都是著名的大师,同时也是该乐器的老师。

专辑内页中,王群提供中国音乐历史的概括理解以及深入的评论。

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This album is part of the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. More than 125 albums are being released by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings to make the series publicly available, including a dozen never-released albums of musical traditions from around the globe.

Year Released 1985
Record Label UNESCO
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2014 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1985 Auvidis-UNESCO

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101 Haiqing na tian'e Chen Zeming 13:13
102 Shimian maifu Li Tingsong 8:33
103 Pingsha luo yan Ding Boling 3:32
104 Liushui Guan Pinghu 7:33
105 Ao'ai Guan Pinghu 6:24
106 Meihua san nong Fu Xuezhai, Zha Yiping 9:48
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