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Ancient Chinese Instrument Making a Comeback in Popular Culture

guqin
The traditional guqin is showing up in modern performances and in Chinese rock bands
11:19AM
April
17, 2012

Pop, rock, jazz, blues…the styles are different, but most of the instruments are pretty predictable.  Guitar, drums, organ, keyboards, various winds.  In classical music, there are also certain instruments you expect, with few exceptions.  If you look at the Early Music and period instrument performances, you’ll find the predecessors of most of our modern instruments, [...]