The Sounds of the Tang Poetry : Transcultural performance : American Guqin artist at Lingnan : Tang poetry and Guqin music
This podcast you are listening to is the soundtrack of the 8th episode of HOW TO READ CHINESE POETRY VIDEOS. John Thompson, the best-known performer of early music for the Chinese guqin zither, has since 1976 reconstructed over 200 melodies from 15th to 17th century sources and given numerous solo performances worldwide. His website, www.silkqin.com, the most comprehensive source of information on this subject, receives thousands of hits daily. In 2019 a two-hour documentary about his guqin work was released. In this episode, the American guqin artist plays several tunes related to Tang Poetry and shares his reflections upon the Qin Poetry and Song.
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Thompson, J., & Cai, Z. (2022, Dec 6). The Sounds of the Tang Poetry: Transcultural performance: American Guqin artist at Lingnan: Tang poetry and Guqin music . In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/45/