Online performance recalls ancient Chinese music

Updated: Jan 7, 2022 Print
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The Classic of Poetry, the first collection of poems in ancient China, embodies the musical culture dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th century-256 BC).
Huaxia Ancient Orchestra of Henan Museum in Central China staged a chime bell concert online using traditional Chinese instruments like the set of bronze bells of Wangsun Gao, and other wind and percussion instruments. They recreated the sound of solemn ritual music recorded in the Classic of Poetry. [Video from Official WeChat account of Henan Museum]

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