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

Ping Sha Luo Yan (平沙落雁) - Wild Geese on the Sandbank, Lyre music (古琴曲), composed by Chen Li-Ang (陈立昂) in the Tang Dynasty (唐代).

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

Year: 618 - 907, Tang Dynasty (唐代)
Title: Ping Sha Luo Yan (平沙落雁) - Wild Geese on the Sandbank, 
   Wild Geese On The Sands
Composer: Chen Li-Ang (陈立昂)
Genre: Lyre music (古琴曲)

Listed as one of ten best ancient Chinese music pieces, "Wild Geese on the Sandbank" is a piece of lyre music with smooth and melodious tunes. Its melody depicts the scene of wild geese's hovering in the distant horizon before alighting on the sandbank.

《平沙落雁》是一首古琴曲,其意在借鸿鸪之远志,写逸士之心胸,中国著名十大 古曲之一。

《平沙落雁》最早刊于明代《古音正宗》(1634),又名《雁落平沙》。自其问世 以来,刊载的谱集达五十多种,有多种流派传谱,仅1962年出版的《古琴曲集》第 一集收入了六位琴家的演奏谱,关于此曲的作者,有唐代陈立昂之说;宋代毛敏仲 、田芝翁之说,又有说是明代朱权所作。因无可靠史料,很难证实究竟出自谁人之 手。

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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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