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Appreciation of calligraphy

Chinese appreciates calligraphy, the well educated person will write some old wisdom passage they like and hang the calligraphy on the wall …

【邓丽君】但愿人长久(水调歌头)Beautiful song for Mid autumn festival

Karaoke version : More information about this song : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shui_diao_ge_tou 但願人長久(水調歌頭) 詞:蘇軾 曲:梁弘志 水調歌頭 蘇軾(東坡) 明月幾時有,把酒問青天。 不知天上宮闕,今夕是何年。 我欲乘風歸去, 又恐瓊樓玉宇,高處不勝寒, 起舞弄清影,何似在人間。 轉朱閣,低綺戶,照無眠。 不應有恨,何事長向別時圓。 人有悲歡離合,月有陰晴圓缺,此事古難全。 …

Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is a form of calligraphy widely practiced and revered in the Chinese cultural sphere, which often includes China, Japan, Korea, …

Chinese Musical Instrument : Pipa

  Pipa (琵琶) The pipa is the alto range member of the plucked string section. One of the more well-known Chinese instruments, this instrument …

Chinese Instrument : Huqin (also called Erhu二胡)

Huqin (胡琴)/(二胡) [edit] The huqin series of instruments in common usage consist of the erhu (二胡), zhonghu (中胡) and gaohu (高胡). The gaohu (highest-pitched of the series) and zhonghu …

Chinese Orchestra

The modern large Chinese orchestra is a 20th century development and is based on the Western symphony orchestra, but uses Chinese instruments …