Xi'an features crafts pottery Xun
Xun is the oldest of one kind of wind instrument. After dating for about six to seven thousand years ago, it has emerged at the beginning shaped Xun, ancient cultural sites such as Banpo Hemudu, etc. have been found: proof from archaeological finds. Tao Xun appear very early in the history, but also a large number, from the Neolithic and still in use. The earliest Xun only a blow hole, after a long time, there came the sound hole on Xun body. Such as Shanxi Wanrong County Jing village unearthed a tube-shaped sound hole Xun, dating back six thousand seven hundred years of history; Shandong Longshan culture relics unearthed two sound holes Xun, dating back 4000 years of history; Gansu Yumen Huoshaogou unearthed four fish-shaped sound holes Tao Xun, this time with holes hanging decorations have appeared in the lower pottery Xun, dating back 4000 years of history; Yin ruins in Anyang, Henan Houjiazhuang tomb unearthed in 1001 bone spindle six sound holes Tao Xun, dating back three thousand two hundred years of history. Xun evolved from one hole to the tin gone about three thousand years, that the Neolithic to the Yin. Xun from the Shang Dynasty after a thousand years, has been held on the five or six sound hole level. Tao Xun shape gradually shaped tubular from the pen, bead-shaped, hat-shaped, a face-shaped, pear-turn animal, the tip of the flat oval. After the liberation of many experts on ancient Xun after years of research, developed the eight holes Tao Xun, abalone Tao Xun, ten holes Xun and others on the basis of ancient pottery Xun on. So that this ancient musical instruments sleeping back on the music scene for many years, expanded the range Xun, increasing the volume Xun, and so can any redeployment.
"This World" with "Xin Xun made public" in theory. "Shi Yi Ji volume" contained "for the earth burning kitchen sacrifice Xun" Tao Xun's sacrifice for the kitchen of the invention, it is difficult to say textual. Xun are clay, clay kneading molding, to dry it and then burned. On the material also has appeared: bone, ivory, wood and so on. The ancient Chinese musical instruments are divided into: gold, stone, earth, wood, leather, silk, bamboo, gourd octave, its Xun as "soil" of representative musical instrument, is a soft, supple tone melody instrument. Filled play alto, bass role of harmony in the whole band. The ancients said: "The positive pentameter, tune six law, will be in hard and soft, light odd lost, Christine will be in the same stone, Sheng Kai, but Kai yu batch pole." "The Book of Songs Xiaoya" in there "Borrelia blowing Xun , Borrelia blowing chi "written records. In the Western Han Dynasty, there had been a wooden Xun, "Sheng Pao and not to present its wood, wooden Xun also whom." To Song, wooden Xun increasingly popular, very helpful and wood instead of Tao Xun Xun trend, so that the rulers: contrary to the octave old system, they have been banned its use.
In the thousands of years of development history, Xun has been the exclusive Royal The King of Yesterday and Tomorrow. To make Yale purposes. Xun playing big celebration to court, ancestral temple, King heaven and earth spirits, small Daofang Zhong Yue (equivalent to the current chamber music), ubiquitous, showing its position in the music history of ancient Chinese nation.
Xun sound deep, mournful, sorrowful, unbroken, it has a unique musical quality. Perhaps it is this special timbre Xun, ancient art and relatively long-term experience in, it gives the performance of a sacred Xun Xun and elegant, mysterious, noble ethos. "Music Books": "as the Xun, a flat tin also Voice autumn, but also on the number of water dashed sharp, Xun also shaped to fire and then water and fire synthesizer drawn up and water and fire... then into sound. therefore, the larger the sound together Huangzhongdalv, the small cluster folder bell sound too close, to sum it all acoustic. "
The ancients Xun's voice described as the sound of the beginning of autumn, so that we understand the other person a dim and fascinating artistic picture: Autumn is golden, is cool, is another man's food for thought, the passage of time, there is a hint the mournful and sentimental. Gangbusters reality, but also makes adding a bit melancholy. This is Xun's voice, this is the sound of the beginning of autumn.
Chinese ancient blow Xun, blowing thousands of years, its acoustic noise noise turbid and then in the hands of the ancient literati face of the passage of time the river predicament sense of loss, but the days are still ruthlessly advance; Chinese ancient blow Xun, blowing thousands , its faint sound sad but natural, a combination of ancient people's letters show a closed and heavy helpless critical spirit of Chinese history, but history is still run by China established trajectory. In a sense, Xun, is not generally used to play musical instruments, Xun is a contemplation of musical instruments, musical instruments nostalgia, it's no wonder it? "Quality thick of Germany, sage expensive Yan" the.
Tao Xun instruments simple structure, easy to carry, sound mysterious, ethereal, just like the vicissitudes of the characteristics of the sounds of nature, there are very significant distinctive Gu Pu style, it gives rise to a strong return to Park consciousness. So in recent years by modern love, the emergence of a large number of learning, play, study Tao Xun lovers, experts, the Xun the Chinese cultural treasures to inherit and develop in the long river of history.