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

Yang Chun Bai Xue (阳春白雪) - White Snow in Early Spring, lute music (琵琶曲), was composed by Shi Kuang (师旷), 572 BC - 532 BC.

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

Year: 572 BC - 532 BC
Title: Yang Chun Bai Xue (阳春白雪) - White Snow in Early Spring,
   Snow in the Bright Spring
Composer: Shi Kuang (师旷)
Genre: Lute music (琵琶曲)

Listed as one of ten best ancient Chinese music pieces, "White Snow in Early Spring" is said to be composed by Shi Kuang, a musician of the Jin State, or by Liu Juanzi, a musician of the Qi State in the Spring and Autumn Period. The music portrays a vivid scene of early spring, when everything bursts into life after the long cold winter passes through.

《阳春白雪》,是一首广泛流传的优秀琵琶古曲,为中国十大古曲之一。它以清新 流畅的旋律、活泼轻快的节奏,生动表现了冬去春来,大地复苏,万物向荣,生机 勃勃的初春景象。

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 About This Book

 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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