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Seven-string zithers on display in Beijing

12-08-2011 14:56 BJT

An exhibition on seven-string zithers is on display in Duyi Zither Club in Beijing
from November 20 to December 20, 2011. Seven-string zither, or Guqin, is a kind of
Chinese musical instrument of the zither family. It has been played since ancient
times, and has traditionally been favored by scholars and literati as an instrument
of great subtlety and refinement. It tops the Four Arts of the Chinese Scholar, and
the other three are Go, calligraphy and painting. (Photo Source:china.org.cn)

A seven-string zither is on display in Duyi Zither Club in Beijing from November 20
to December 20, 2011. Seven-string zither, or Guqin, is a kind of Chinese musical
instrument of the zither family. It has been played since ancient times, and has
traditionally been favored by scholars and literati as an instrument of great
subtlety and refinement. It tops the Four Arts of the Chinese Scholar, and the other
three are Go, calligraphy and painting. (Photo Source:china.org.cn)


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