On January 18, 2018, Peng Sui, Executive Chairman of the Australian Association of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Culture and Art Exchange, was invited as an expert consultant for the Australian Guqin Education Research Association and participated in the founding ceremony and speech.
Peng Shuang, Executive Chairman of the Australian Association of Non-Relics, first congratulated the establishment of the Guqin Education Research Association in Melbourne, and then briefly explained the history and current situation of Chinese Guqin and Guqin, as well as the humanistic spirit, education and research significance of Guqin.
When talking about guqin education, Chairman Peng Sparking probably said: “In 2003, Chinese guqin art was approved by UNESCO as “the masterpiece of human intangible cultural heritage.” Guqin is one of the world’s first plucked instruments, also known as the lyre. At least 3,000 years of history. Chinese traditional music has folk music, religious music, court music and literati music. Guqin belongs to literati music. Guqin is not only a musical instrument, but also has Chinese philosophy, integrating Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, astronomy, ancient literature and aesthetics. Learning Chinese guqin requires an in-depth understanding of the piano culture. In the face of the guqin’s “playing” (secondary creation of music), you can truly enter the piano and The realm of harmony between man, piano and nature, the piano and the universe, the piano and the spirit of the former and the latter. The “playing” is the unique creative carrier of human music’s most creative and diverse, and it truly shows the Chinese guqin. The charm of art. At the same time, in the perspective of the inheritance of Guqin art, we should follow the application and spectrum understanding of Guqin’s “reduction of the word spectrum”. Instead of using the “staff” to learn to play the guqin, it is a tool for playing musical instruments in skillful techniques, contrary to the profound connotation, artistic essence and heritage of Chinese guqin culture.” In terms of cultural studies, Chairman Peng Sparking mainly said: “I hope that the Australian Guqin Education Research Association will influence and influence the humanistic spirit of today’s society according to the deep roots of Guqin culture. At the same time, we can study how to tentatively play Western classical and modern music. The integration of Guqin music art reveals the unique cultural connotation of Guqin and reflects the wisdom and profoundness of Chinese civilization.” Executive Chairman Peng Spark’s speech aroused the resonance and warm welcome of the participants.
During the meeting, Mr. Chen Jing, the founder of the Guqin Education Research Association, made a related introduction. The main guest, Haipai Guqin family, Ms. Deng Chongying also made a short speech. Guqin Huang Yingchu played “Drunk Fishing and Singing Night” and passed the Guqin. After the meeting, all the participants took a group photo, a peaceful atmosphere.