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Silk string guqin music videos
On all videos I play my own reconstructions (dapu) 1
請聽絲絃古琴視頻
Qin songs show lyrics with translation    

Selecting "" connects you directly to the video. As of May 2013 the following videos were online:2

    Songs from Taigu Yiyin (1511)

  1.   Nanfeng Ge (#1, Song of the South Wind)
  2.   Si Qin Cao (#2, Thinking-of-Parents Melody)
  3.   Xiang Fei Yuan (#3, Lament of the Xiang River Concubines)
  4.   Guan Ju Qu (#6, Osprey Cry Tune)
  5.   Wen Wang Qu (#9, Songs of King Wen)
  6.   Yueshang Cao (#10, Yueshang Melody)
  7.   Yasheng Cao (#16, Proximate Sage Melody)
  8.   Huangzhong Diao (#24, Yellow Bell Mode)
  9.   Gui Qu Lai Ci (#25, Come Away Home)
  10.   Feng Ru Song Ge (#28, Song of Wind Through Pines)
  11.   Chun Jiang Qu (#32, Springtime River Melody
  12.   Gu Qiu Feng (#35, Old Autumn Wind)

    Other songs:

  13.   Jiu Kuang (Wine Mad, combining versions from 1425 and 1589)
  14.   Moshang Sang (1597 #12, Mulberry Lane)

    Recorded but video not yet online:

  15. Kechuang Yehua (1511 #36, Night Talk by a Guest's Window)

    Video (lyrics not included)

  16.   Caoman Yin (1585; old version of Xianweng Cao)

Selecting above connects directly to the video.

 
Footnotes (Shorthand references are explained on a separate page)

1. Silk string guqin music videos
Recordings were made at home using a Roland R-26 with its internal microphones (compare the recording details for my CDs).

In many of these recordings there are a few notes added at the beginning of the melody - often the same as the last phrase/closing harmonics; this is to accompany the cover page of the video. Otherwise the reconstructions (dapu) follow the original tablature note for note.
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2. Online videos
These are at two sites:

silkqin
silkqinyt

The former is the active site, with all the videos.

How to watch and listen to these videos
For the qin songs there is no specific information of how traditionally they would have been performed. One can try to sing along here, but it is also possible that one should simply read the lyrics along with the music in order to increase appreciation of the music.
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