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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Music: Chinese instrument yangqin duet – Autumn Moon Over the Calm Lake【平湖秋月】” – below is their description.
The yangqin is also called a hammered dulcimer. It is played by hitting strings with a pair of bamboo mallets the size of a chopstick. It originated in the Middle East but has become a localized Chinese national instrument with a unique sound.
“Autumn Moon Over the Calm Lake” is a Chinese folk song. The music was composed to illustrate the beauty and grace of the famous West Lake in east China’s Hangzhou City that has been considered a gorgeous place of tranquility since ancient times. #Music #Entertainment #InstrumentCGTN YouTube Channel
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