Visualizing Sound: A Lecture and Demonstration on the Notation System and Music of the Chinese Qin

The Chinese qin 琴, a zither-like instrument, can be traced back about 2500 years through archaeological evidence, and has a textual history dating back even further. As an instrument associated with literati and sages, it has a wealth of references in poetry, mythology, historical and semi-historical accounts, and philosophical exegesis.

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