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05. Alliance with Seagulls
- yu mode ( 5 6 1 2 3 5 6 ) 2
盟鷗1
Meng Ou

This melody survives only in Wusheng Qinpu (1453). It is generally attributed to the author of that handbook, the Lazy Immortal. Literary references suggest that this theme is associated with escaping from the obligations of society.

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Original Preface
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Music
Twelve Sections (untitled)

 
Footnotes (Shorthand references are explained on a separate page)

1. Seagull Alliance (盟鷗 Meng Ou) references
3555.26 盟鷗 meng ou,與鷗交遊,謂隱居也. To wander with seagulls; also the name of a mansion in Fujian province. It makes no mention of music.

   7/1443 盟鷗 meng ou has several more references; they also suggest reclusion. It also makes no mention of music.
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2. Yu mode (羽徵調 yu diao)
For more on this mode see Shenpin Yu Yi.
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