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4 archaic songs in Chinese cultural history

Archaic music is the treasures of Chinese culture with a profound history. Here are the most famous songs in China's cultural history. 

古曲是中华民族的文化瑰宝,有着深远的历史。以下是中国文化史上最为著名的几首:

High Mountain and Running River

高山流水

This music, legendarily attributed to Yu Boya, tells the story that he and Zhong Ziqi became bosom friends through his zither performance.

传说这首曲子由俞伯牙所作,讲述了他和钟子期在古筝的演奏和聆听中成为知音的故事。

The Drunkard

酒狂

The Drunkard is a zither composition by Ruan Ji, a famous writer and musician during the Three Kingdoms Period. It deals with the wild antics of the drunken Ruan Ji in order to keep away from the politics, and is full of hidden meaning. The tune's clear cadences portray the drunkard's unsteady steps and his befuddled state, to reveal his troubled mind.

《酒狂》是由三国时期的著名诗人、音乐家阮籍所作的一首古筝曲。曲子表现阮籍为了逃避黑暗的时政,时常酣醉不醒、放荡不羁的状态。旋律的抑扬顿挫描绘了醉鬼的蹒跚的步子和昏沉的状态,映射出其痛苦的内心世界。

Wild Geese on the Sandbank

平沙落雁

Wild Geese on the Sandbank is a piece of lyre music with smooth and melodious tunes. Its melody depicts the scene of wild geese's hovering in the distant horizon before alighting on the sandbank.

《平沙落雁》是一首旋律舒缓流畅的古琴曲,描绘出大雁盘旋天极而后落在沙洲上的景象。

Plum Blossom Melodies

梅花三弄

With plum blossoms as its theme, the music sings of persons with high moral integrity through depiction of the undaunted and indomitable character of plum blossoms that burst into bloom in defiance of the ferocious cold frost, chilling gales and drifting snowflakes.

这首曲子通过表现梅花傲雪凌霜、不屈不挠的高尚品性来赞颂节操高尚之人。

2016-08-28

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