CULTURE Tuning in to history


Tuning in to history

China Daily

09:07, March 04, 2021

Musicians from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music perform at the Chinese New Year's Concert held in Vienna, Austria, using musical instruments replicated from those that appear in the murals of the Mogao Caves in Gansu province, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a complex of grottoes adorned with Buddhist frescoes. [Photo provided to China Daily]

A scene from a mural in Cave No 25 in Dunhuang, Gansu province, depicting a band of musicians. [Photo provided to China Daily]

A ruan. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Some pipa that have been re-created, based on murals in the Mogao Caves. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Ma Chenghu introduces one of the reproduced pipa. [Photo provided to China Daily]

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