1750 - Xi Yang Xiao Gu (夕阳箫鼓) - Flutes and Drums at Sunset

Xi Yang Xiao Gu (夕阳箫鼓) - Flutes and Drums at Sunset, Pipa (琵琶, Lute) solo, composed in the 18th Century.

18th Century - Xi Yang Xiao Gu (夕阳箫鼓) - Flutes and Drums at Sunset

Year: 18th Century
Title: Xi Yang Xiao Gu (夕阳箫鼓) - Flutes and Drums at Sunset,
   Instrumental Music at Sunset, Sunset by the River, Xunyang Lute, 
   Xunyang in Moonlight, Flute and Drum Music at Dusk
Genre: Pipa (琵琶, Lute) Solo

Listed as one of ten best ancient Chinese music pieces, "Flutes and Drums at Sunset" is one of the representative works of ancient Chinese lute music. The author is not known. Beginning to be popular as early as in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the music's name was first seen in Textual Research of Contemporary Music compiled by Yao Xie (1805-1864) in the Qing dynasty.

《夕阳箫鼓》又名《浔阳琵琶》、《浔阳夜月》,为中国古代琵琶曲文曲中代表作 品之一, 也是中国著名十大古曲之一。此曲最迟在十八世纪就流传在江南一带。作 者佚名。

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 2000 - 2099: Best 21st Century Music

 1950 - 1999: Best Music in the Second Half of the 20th Century

 1900 - 1949: Best Music in the First Half of the 20th Century

Before 1900: Best Ancient Music

 1899 - Han Ya Xi Shui (寒鸦戏水) - Crows Playing Water

 1899 - Han Gong Qiu Yue (汉宫秋月) - Autumn Moon Over the Han Palace

 1799 - Zou Xi Kou (走西口) - Go West

 1763 - Mo Li Hua (茉莉花) - Jasmine Flower

1750 - Xi Yang Xiao Gu (夕阳箫鼓) - Flutes and Drums at Sunset

 1560 - Yu Qiao Wen Da (渔樵问答) - Dialogue between the Fisherman and the Woodcutter

 1130 - Yue Er Wan Wan Zhao Jiu Zhou (月儿弯弯照九州) - Crescent Moon Shining Above

 750 - Yang Guan San Die (阳关三叠) - Adios at Yangguan

 750 - Ping Sha Luo Yan (平沙落雁) - Wild Geese on the Sandbank

 750 - Shi Mian Mai Fu (十面埋伏) - Ambush from Ten Sides

 750 - Jiang Jun Ling (将军令) - Song of the General

 375 - Mei Hua San Nong (梅花三弄) - Plum Blossom Melodies

 250 - Jiu Kuang (酒狂) - The Drunkard

 219 - Guang Ling San (广陵散) - Guangling Melody

 207 - Hu Jia Shi Ba Pai (胡笳十八拍) - Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute

 220 BC - Gao Shan Liu Shui (高山流水) - High Mountain and Running River

 552 BC - Yang Chun Bai Xue (阳春白雪) - White Snow in Early Spring

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