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The guqin is a very quiet instrument, with a range of about four octaves, and its open strings are tuned in the bass register. Its lowest pitch is about two ...
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Is learning guqin difficult?
According to Gui, learning the guqin is difficult for Westerners because it is not merely about learning a new instrument, it is also acquiring Chinese culture. ... They are not simple Chinese characters either," says Gui, adding most Chinese people cannot read guqin scores.
What is guqin known for?
Guqin is seven-stringed zither without bridges, the most classical Chinese instrument with over 3000 years of history. It is literally called qin ( ) yet commonly known as "guqin" ( , where "gu" stands for ancient), whereas the qin has become a generic name for all string instruments today.
How much does a good guqin cost?
A newly made instrument vary in price and quality with the wide range of makers, ranging from RMB$1,000 (but mostly unplayable 'toys' coated with paint) to RMB$10,000 of professional quality.
What is the difference between zither and guqin?
is that zither is (music) a musical instrument consisting of a flat sounding box with numerous strings placed on a horizontal surface, played with a plectrum or fingertips while guqin is (musical instruments) a plucked, seven-string chinese musical instrument of the zither family, favoured by scholars and the literati ...

Guqin

Musical instrument
The guqin is a plucked seven-string Chinese musical instrument. It has been played since ancient times, and has traditionally been favoured by scholars and literati as an instrument of great subtlety ... Wikipedia
Classification: String
Range: about four octaves
Other names: qin, ku-ch'in, qixian-qin
Developed: 1st millennium BC or earlier
Video for Guqin
Jan 23, 2018 · NEW YORK, January 20, 2018 — Chen Leiji, one of the world's foremost exponents of the guqin ...
Duration: 42:39
Posted: Jan 23, 2018
Endowed with cosmological and metaphysical significance and empowered to communicate the deepest feelings, this zither, beloved of sages and of Confucius, ...
The guqin is a plucked seven-string Chinese musical instrument of the zither family. ... It is sometimes referred to by the Chinese as "the father of Chinese ...
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Guqin – The Ancient Zither, was the musical instrument of the scholarly class before the times of Confucius. His requirements for being a gentlemen was to ...
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Alternative formsEdit. (NB: these variants may be incorrect, but nevertheless may be encountered). gu-qin, gu qin, gu qing, GuQin ...
Yu Yeti presents the traditional Chinese instrument, Guqin. Also here on MUSAiC Yu Yeti performs standard repertoire for the guqin.
Duration: 6:47
Posted: Mar 14, 2019
Guqin is seven-stringed zither without bridges, the most classical Chinese instrument with over 3000 years of history. It is literally called qin ( ) yet ...
Gu Qin, GuQin, Gu-qin, Gu qin, Gu Qing, etc... Organologically correct name, ( Fretless) Seven- stringed Zither. Other (incorrect) variants used, Lute, Harp, ...