Three Classic Chinese instruments

Chinese zither
Guzheng is an ancient folk instruments, structure by panels, goose column, strings, former Taiyuanshan, string nails, mixing box, piano foot, after Taiyuanshan, side panels, a sound port, floor, wearing string holes; Cheng’s shape rectangular wooden speaker, the string frame “Zheng was (Yan column) can move freely, a chord tone, pentatonic order, up to the first 25-string zither (Joseph zither), Tang and Song Dynasties string thirteen, later increased to sixteen, 18 string, 21-string, the most commonly used specifications for the 21-string; the usually zither Model S163-21, S on behalf of the S-shaped Taiyuanshan, Wang Xun’s co-inventor of the Miao Jinlin, 163 on behalf of the zither is about 163 cm in length, 21 on behalf of the zither strings 21.

Chinese zither

Chinese zither

Pipa
Pipa, a traditional stringed instrument in East Asia, has 2000 years of history. The earliest musical instrument known as the “pipa” about the Qin Dynasty in China. “Pipa” word “Jue” means “two jade collide, giving off a sweet rattle”, which means that this is a way to touch the strings to play the sound of musical instruments. “Ratio” refers to the column of “strings.” “Pakistan” means this instrument is always attached to the player who is not living in marital contact with the human body different. Before the Tang Dynasty, pipa Chinese lute family (also known as sulfur-specific) the general term of the plucked string instrument. The Chinese pipa spread to other parts of East Asia, developed into the present Japanese lute Korean lute and lute Vietnam.

Pipa

Pipa

Cucurbit flute
Traditional Hulusi is a reed instrument category, its structure consists of a hoist and two (or three) of bamboo pipes, the the hoist upper end mouthpiece, the lower end of hoist connected three bamboo pipes sound tube, which, in the middle a thick the longer bamboo-based sound tube vocalist front of the tube six sound hole (by the sound hole), the upper end of the back of a sound hole for the seventh by the sound hole, the bottom of a the overtone hole (the sound hole) and two wear rope holes. vocalist the top of the tube with a metal reed, insert the hoist, and its end is equipped with a soft plug.

Cucurbit flute

Cucurbit flute

Legend

Legend one
About the Hulusi auspicious birthplace of the origin legends of the Hulusi is widely regarded in the Hulusi of Township ——- Yunnan

Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture Lianghe mengyang, and early in the pre-Qin era where there are a lot of beautiful legends. Hulusi a very long history, dating back to the pre-Qin era, the folklore of many moving stories, according to legend in Yunnan Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture Lianghe mengyang River, flash floods, the a brave Dai small Bu take picked up a large gourd, past the stormy sea, rescued his sweetheart, Buddha touched by his faithful love, bamboo pipes inserted into the gold gourd, gave a brave little Bu risk, small Bu take holding up golden hoist, immediately blow the wonderful music. Suddenly, the calm, flowers, peacock, blessing the couple good luck and happiness, since then, Hulusi in Lianghe Meng Yang Dai people inherited Lianghe De’ang, Jingpo the Achang also come to learn, successively extended to the whole Dehong and other ethnic minority areas, and has been for generations.

Legends Two
Dai legend in ancient times. A Xiongshou, often down to eat and livestock. At this point, a hero called Artest, After untold hardships to Nvwaniangniang palace, Artest Nvwaniangniang sincerely touched, treat him with a hoist, can charge ghosts and goblins. Artest returned to his hometown, such as when Xiongshou, with the hoist Xiongshou receive. But the evil beasts still wild guesses in the sleeve, Artest will be a piece of bamboo inserted in the bottom of the gourd, Xiongshou finally quiet down inside, never out of mischief. Later, in order to commemorate the deeds of Artest, we modeled this gourd and bamboo appearance Hulusi, passed down as a musical instrument

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