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Title

The Sounds of the Tang Poetry (9) : John Thompson : American Guqin artist at Lingnan : Tang poetry and Guqin music

Authors

John THOMPSON

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

12-6-2022

Abstract

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.

Episode

Episode 9

Language

English

Recommended Citation

Thompson, J., & Cai, Z. (2022, Dec 6). The Sounds of the Tang Poetry (9): John Thompson: American Guqin artist at Lingnan: Tang poetry and Guqin music. In How to Read Chinese Poetry Videos. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_video/9/

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