P2P | 14 January 2020 | 1.38 GB
Xun. One of the earliest instruments in China. Archeological excavation discovered Xun from sites more than 7,000 years ago. It is very similar to orcarina, but without a fipple. Xun is considered as a ritual instrument in Chinese history. Mostly used for court music after the Han dynasty till modern days. As time passes, Xun evolves into a mature instrument capable of performing on its own. Xun has a very unique errie sound character that can be fitted for filmic scoring. A famous Tang essay praised Xun: “How great Xun is! It’s so elegant, so balanced, so natural and so thick. No wonder the sages would love it.