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Guqin Music Forum

Join UCLA in a research presentation by scholars in Chinese music to discuss the Guqin, a traditional Chinese instrument. Hosted by the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies.

January 24, 2020 9:45am to 12:15pm

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09:50-10:00 Opening Remark: Professor Michael Berry
Session Chair (Professor Lee Mei-Yen) and Presenters

10:00-10:40 Lee, Mei-Yen 李美燕 (Professor, National Pingtung University)
The Evolution of the Techniques of the Fingers: “Yin” and “Nao” of Guqin Music in Modern Qin Handbooks (古琴「吟」、「猱」指法在近代琴譜中的流變)

10:40-11:20 Wu, Ze Yuan 武澤淵 (Ph.D Candidate in Chinese literature, Ohio State University)
Communicating the Moral Minds: What’s New about the Discourse on Zhiyin in late-Ming Qin Activities (君子之交:“知音”話語在晚明古琴活動中的新變)

11:20-12:00 Deng, Hai Qiong 鄧海瓊 (Ph.D Candidate in Musicology, Florida State University)
Reviving Wellbeing, Making the Intangible Tangible: Traditional Guqin Culture in Longren, China (古琴人文精神的當代表達:記龍人古琴文化村)

12:00-13:00 Break 午休時間

13:00-13:40 Lee, Heung Sing 李向昇 (Lecturer ,the University of Hong Kong)
The Two Sources and Streams of the Qin Piece “Farming at Shen, Fishing at Wei” (琴曲《耕莘釣渭》的兩種源流)

13:40-14:20 Zhang, Mei Mei 張楣楣 (Assistant Professor ,Occidental College)
Qing: the Key Standard of Qin Aesthetics in the Song Dynasty (“清”:宋代古琴美學的關鍵詞)


Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, UCLA East Asian Library


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