Day: June 28, 2022

What Is A Qin/Guqin?-Seven Stringed Instrument

The guqin is an essential part of China’s music history. The Chinese refer to playing a guqin as one of its four ancient arts. In the early 2000s, UNESCO identified guqin and its music as a World Cultural Heritage. A decade later, a guqin from the Song era sold...

What Is A Pipa Instrument And How To Play It?

Many people know the pipa as just a Chinese instrument that is played in Chinese opera orchestras. While this is true, the instrument also has a rich and beautiful history that many people don’t know about. The pipa has evolved over the years and what we see today is...