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01. Spring Rain
- gong mode (5 6 1 2 3 5 6 ) 2
春雨1
Chun Yu

 
This melody, surviving only in Wusheng Qinpu (1453), is thought to have been composed by its author, the Lazy Immortal.

No other information as yet.

 

Original Preface
None

 
Music
Eleven Sections (untitled)

 
Footnotes (Shorthand references are explained on a
separate page)

1. Spring Rain (春雨 chun yu) references
14146.146 春雨 chun yu: rain on a spring day. Gives three quotes, the first from 莊子,外物 Zhuangzi, External Matters (Chapter 26/42) 春雨日時,草木怒生。 "With spring rain and sunny days, plants grow energetically."

    5/643 春雨 chun yu: mentions Zhuangzi, a poem called Spring Rain by 劉基 Liu Ji (1311-1375), and also says it is a 曲名 song name, giving a quote from 蘇曼殊 Su Manshu (1884-1918).
(Return)

2. Gong mode (宮調 gong diao)
For more on this mode see Shenpin Gong Yi. I have not yet analyzed how use of the mode here compares with elsewhere. (Return)

 
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