China-Austria joint issue: ‘Guqin’
Guqin, also called the Seven-Stringed Qin, is a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a history of over 3000 years and has been chosen by China for the joint issue stamp. The plucked instrument belonging to the zither family creates delightful harmonics, and symbolizes the essence of Chinese traditional music. It was so revered in ancient China that it was given the name of “Ancestor of Chinese Music”.
The guqin in the stamp is called the Da Sheng Yi Yin Qin; it was produced in the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618
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