∟375 - Mei Hua San Nong (梅花三弄) - Plum Blossom Melodies
Mei Hua San Nong (梅花三弄) - Plum Blossom Melodies, Lyre music (古琴曲), was originally performed by Huan Yi (桓伊) in Eastern Jin (东晋) Dynasty (317 - 420) as flute solo.
Year: 317 - 420, Eastern Jin (东晋) Dynasty
Title: Mei Hua San Nong (梅花三弄) - Plum Blossom Melodies,
Plum Blossom Melody - Three Variations, Tune of Plum Blossom,
Three Variations of the Plum blossom Tune
Original Performer: Huan Yi (桓伊)
Genre: Lyre music (古琴曲)
Listed as one of ten best ancient Chinese music pieces, "Plum Blossom Melodies"
is also called "Plum Blossom Prelude" or "Jade Imperial Concubine Prelude".
It is more popular in the versions of
flute music and lyre music. 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.