Naxi Ancient Music is the crystallization of the art created by the Naxi people influenced by the Confucianism and Taoism as the representative of the Central Plains civilization.
Naxi Ancient Music has a strict succession from generation to generation, using gongchepu as as a medium to mouth and heart missionary. The apprentices recite the gongchepu and learn to play a musical instrument at the same time, and then gradually practice and learn while playing, until becoming by-song skilled. Due to this kind of strict succession, Naxi Ancient Music has been able to be saved till now.
Naxi Ancient Music
According to textual research, this ancient music derived from 14 century, it is old music of
Yunnan province and is ancient music in China. As our other folk culture, Naxi Ancient Music, after ups and downs, rise and fall for several times, now, it is able to become a brand of
Lijiang tourism culture project, one of the most important factor is that Mr Naxi and other folk artists to propagandize, and hence under protection by the Lijiang city, Yunnan province government’s effort. Naxi Ancient Music and Mr. Xuanke has become complete harmony, complex interdependence.
Naxi Ancient Music
Naxi Ancient Music has three characteristics: old music and ancient musical instruments played by old people who are mostly 70-80 years old. Hearing this old folk and ancient music, you can not only feel the ancient and civilized music, but also appreciate the extensive and profound culture of the Naxi Nationality. It’s solemn and elegant, loved by Naxi people and favored by many countries of the world. The ancient musical instruments used are SuGuDu, QuXiang Pipa, chalumeau, Chinese bamboo flute, Chung-hu, Sanxian, gong, wooden fish, chime stone, etc.
Venue: Mishi alley 86, Xinhua Street, Ancient Town district, Lijiang (Xuanke Orchestra Theater)
Duration: 20:00-21:30 (90 minutes)