The guzheng is a traditional Chinese plucked instrument that belongs to the zither family of musical instruments. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Guzheng: The Chinese Zither

The guzheng is a traditional Chinese plucked instrument that belongs to the zither family of musical instruments. It has a history of over 2,500 years. The modern guzheng is about 64 inches in length, has 21 strings, and is tuned…

Agnelli made music from an image of birds. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Birds on Wires Inspires Composer

For an artist, inspiration can strike from anywhere. Jarbas Agnelli, a musician from San Paulo, Brazil, got his inspiration from an image of a few birds that led to the creation of a very unique piece of music.

In a world dominated by Hollywood and U.S. pop music, South Korean boy bands carved out their own niche, creating millions of followers. (Image: Republic of Korea via  wikimedia  CC BY 2.0 )

K-pop and the Masculinity Crisis

K-pop has been a global cultural phenomenon for the past few years. In a world dominated by Hollywood and U.S. pop music, South Korean boy bands carved out their own niche, creating millions of followers. However, K-pop’s rise to popularity…

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Guzheng: The Chinese Zither

The guzheng is a traditional Chinese plucked instrument that belongs to the zither family of musical instruments. It has a history of over 2,500 years. The modern guzheng is about…

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Birds on Wires Inspires Composer

For an artist, inspiration can strike from anywhere. Jarbas Agnelli, a musician from San Paulo, Brazil, got his inspiration from an image of a few birds that led to the…

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K-pop and the Masculinity Crisis

K-pop has been a global cultural phenomenon for the past few years. In a world dominated by Hollywood and U.S. pop music, South Korean boy bands carved out their own…

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Some Amazing Ways Music Affects Human Beings

Anyone who has listened to music for long hours will understand that it has a deep impact on their mind. The harmony of sounds triggers various emotions and responses within…

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The African American Who Loves Playing the Guzheng

A Minnesota-based African American man is breaking cultural barriers by gaining widespread acclaim for playing the guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument. However, some people have accused him of cultural appropriation,…

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An Interesting Arrangement for a New Era

Do you believe in predestined relationships? In the East, a predestined relationship is called “yuan fen.” It is the idea that all the events people encounter during their lives were…