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Stringed Musical Instruments  In Taiwan
<ul><li>Guzheng </li></ul><ul><li>Guqin </li></ul><ul><li>Pipa </li></ul><ul><li>Sanxian </li></ul><ul><li>Yueqin </li></ul>
<ul><li>Also called zheng </li></ul><ul><li>One of most ancient musical instruments </li></ul><ul><li>Its shape is a recta...
<ul><li>Players wore fake nails to play it </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques used: </li></ul><ul><li>Basic plucking actions (us...
Guqin <ul><li>Also called qin </li></ul><ul><li>Seven strings </li></ul><ul><li>No bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Different fro...
<ul><li>Spread to east Asia.  </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes referred to by the Chinese as &quot;the father of Chinese instru...
Pipa <ul><li>A four-stringed Chinese musical instrument </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes called the Chinese lute. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Several related instruments in Northeast and Southeast Asia are derived from the pipa </li></ul><ul><li>The Japane...
Sanxian <ul><li>The sanxian is a three-stringed fretless plucked musical instrument </li></ul><ul><li>Has a long fingerboa...
Yueqin <ul><li>Lute with a round, hollow wooden body which gives it the nickname ‘moon guitar’  </li></ul><ul><li>Importan...
<ul><li>Johnny C.J. Lin </li></ul><ul><li>Is a cast in a national film—Cape No. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Acted an old postman w...
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  1. 1. Stringed Musical Instruments In Taiwan
  2. 2. <ul><li>Guzheng </li></ul><ul><li>Guqin </li></ul><ul><li>Pipa </li></ul><ul><li>Sanxian </li></ul><ul><li>Yueqin </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Also called zheng </li></ul><ul><li>One of most ancient musical instruments </li></ul><ul><li>Its shape is a rectangle, looks like a Chinese plucked zither </li></ul><ul><li>Usually has 18-23 stringed zither with movable bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Became prominent during the Qin period </li></ul><ul><li>By the Tang Dynasty, it was arguably the most commonly played instrument </li></ul>Guzheng
  4. 4. <ul><li>Players wore fake nails to play it </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques used: </li></ul><ul><li>Basic plucking actions (use right or both hands) at the right portion </li></ul><ul><li>Pressing actions at the left portion (by the left hand to produce pitch ornamentations and vibrato) as well as tremolo (right hand) </li></ul>Fake Nails
  5. 5. Guqin <ul><li>Also called qin </li></ul><ul><li>Seven strings </li></ul><ul><li>No bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Different from guzheng </li></ul><ul><li>One of most ancient musical instruments </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Spread to east Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes referred to by the Chinese as &quot;the father of Chinese instrument s &quot; or &quot;the instrument of the sages&quot;. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pipa <ul><li>A four-stringed Chinese musical instrument </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes called the Chinese lute. </li></ul><ul><li>Has 12-26 frets ranging </li></ul><ul><li>Has been played for almost two thousand years </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Several related instruments in Northeast and Southeast Asia are derived from the pipa </li></ul><ul><li>The Japanese biwa </li></ul><ul><li>The Vietnamese đàn tỳ bà </li></ul><ul><li>The Korean bipa (but the Korean instrument is no longer used) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sanxian <ul><li>The sanxian is a three-stringed fretless plucked musical instrument </li></ul><ul><li>Has a long fingerboard </li></ul><ul><li>The body is traditionally made from snakeskin stretched over a rounded rectangular resonator </li></ul><ul><li>Made in several sizes for different purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Has a dry, somewhat percussive tone and loud volume similar to the banjo </li></ul><ul><li>Is used in nanguan and Jiangnan sizhu ensembles, as well as many other folk and classical ensembles. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Yueqin <ul><li>Lute with a round, hollow wooden body which gives it the nickname ‘moon guitar’ </li></ul><ul><li>Important instrument in the Beijing opera orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Take the role of main melodic instrument in lieu of the bowed string section </li></ul><ul><li>The frets on all Chinese lutes are high so the fingers never touch the actual body—distinctively different from western fretted instruments. </li></ul><ul><li>Famous representative: Johnny C.J. Lin </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Johnny C.J. Lin </li></ul><ul><li>Is a cast in a national film—Cape No. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Acted an old postman who can only play yueqin </li></ul><ul><li>And broke his leg in an accident </li></ul><ul><li>Was the bass guitarist of the band, but he knows nothing about bass </li></ul><ul><li>He insists on playing yueqin on stage in the concert finally </li></ul><ul><li>Is a Beiguan master in Taiwan </li></ul><ul><li>This is his film debut </li></ul><ul><li>His ambition to promote his career in Hollywood </li></ul>
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