Yao Family Guqin Players

The guqin is the modern name for a plucked seven-string Chinese musical instrument, which literally means "ancient stringed instrument". The guqin has been played since ancient times, is an instrument of great subtlety and refinement. It is sometimes referred to by the Chinese as "the father of Chinese music" or "the instrument of the sages".

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Yaomen Qin Music

姚丙炎的古琴主要傳授於其子公白與公敬兩人及海外少數求教者。公白得其父風格中動的一面,右手輕靈干淨、揮洒自如;公敬則得其靜的一面,恬淡又含而不露。都深得其神韻。一九九一年香港雨果公司將其父子三人錄音合集出版,是為《姚門琴韻》。而姚氏其中一種著述《唐代陳拙論古琴指法》在他逝世二十二年后的今天才得以出版。