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Guzheng

Zheng, also known as the Guzheng is an ancient Chinese instrument. Originally used by herdsmen, it was a small instrument made of bamboo. Its popularity dates as early as the Warring States period and the Qin Dynasty (255BC-206BC). The guzheng has a horizontal wooden box resonator with an arched surface. It is an elongated-trapezoidal with 13 to 21 strings stretched over individual bridges. Although metal strings are common today, silk strings were used in the ancient days. The guzheng rests on a two or three piece stand and is played with 3 to 4 finger picks. On the right side of the bridges, the strings are plucked while the left side allows the player to bend the strings, to change pitch or to provide embellishment. Its playing range spans three to four octaves. The guzheng is a distinguished solo instrument and an accompaniment instrument for ballad singing. In the Chinese orchestra, the guzheng is used for special effects, such as the descending strains of cascading water is required. Its attraction lies on a water-rippling sound produced when its strings are plucked by fingers in a sweeping manner from the highest note to the lowest note or vice versa.



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01011B Shell-Inlaid 21-string Advanced Guzheng

01011B Shell-Inlaid 21-string Advanced Guzheng

Model# GZ-01011B-21; Colorful Shell-inlaid 21-String guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Advanced; Design: Shell inlaid, Fairy Lady; Come with a...
$1,500.00

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01011C Shell-inlaid 21-string Advanced Guzheng

01011C Shell-inlaid 21-string Advanced Guzheng

Model# GZ-01011C-21; Colorful shell-inlaid 21-string guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Advanced; Design:Shell inlaid, Blossom Plum and...
$1,500.00

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01011D Shell Inlaid 21-string Advanced Guzheng

01011D Shell Inlaid 21-string Advanced Guzheng

Model# GZ-01011D-21; Colorful shell inlaid 21-string guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Advanced; Golden string eyes; Design: shell inlaid,...
$1,500.00

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01017 Advanced 21-String Guzheng, Wheat Painting

01017 Advanced 21-String Guzheng, Wheat Painting

Model# GZ-01017-21; Advanced 21-string guzheng; Brand: Yang-zhou Jin-yun; Design: wheat painting, flowers; Come with carrying bag and a wrench; Local...
$850.00

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01026A Rosewood Shell-carved 23-string Guzheng

01026A Rosewood Shell-carved 23-string Guzheng

Model# GZ-01026A; Rosewood 23-string guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Professional; Design: Shell Craved, Landscape; Come with a carrying bag...
$1,780.00

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01026B Rosewood Shell-craved 23-strings Guzheng

01026B Rosewood Shell-craved 23-strings Guzheng

Model# GZ-01026B-23; Rosewood 23-string guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Professional; Design: Shell Craved, Flower (mu-dan); H-stands +$250
$1,780.00

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01032 Rosewood Golden Calligraphy 23-string Guzheng

01032 Rosewood Golden Calligraphy 23-string Guzheng

Model# GZ-01032-23; Rosewood Golden Calligraphy 23-string Guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Professional; Design: Ancient Golden symbol...
$1,780.00

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01035 Rosewood Mother Inlaid 23 Strings Guzheng

01035 Rosewood Mother Inlaid 23 Strings Guzheng

Model# GZ-01035-23; Rosewood mother-pearl-inlaid 23-string guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Collection; Design: Mother-pearl inlaid, Flowers;...
$2,760.00

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01048 Sandalwood 23-String Guzheng

01048 Sandalwood 23-String Guzheng

Model# GQ-01048-23; Violet Sandalwood Guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Level: Deluxe, Collection; 23 Strings; Mother Pearl Inlaid; Flower Design;...
$3,100.00

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01054 Bronze Sculpture Advanced 23-strings Guzheng

01054 Bronze Sculpture Advanced 23-strings Guzheng

Model# GZ-01054-23; Performance level 23-string guzheng; Brand: Yangzhou Jin-Yun; Bronze Sculpture, Tang Dynasty Palace Musicians Design; Come with a...
$1,700.00

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