The art of guqin-making: Crafting an instrument that reflects the 'unity of heaven and humanity'
2017-11-15 08:57:00

The guqin – an instrument favored by officials and the Chinese literati – has a more than 3,000-year-old history. Originally with only five strings, seven strings was standardized during the Han Dynasty.

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With it's vital role in important ceremonies and sacrifices, the guqin holds a unique position in Chinese culture.

Source: CGTN Editor: Hiram