guqin

A collection of 6 posts

Oct 21, 2022

Guqin Part 4: Jian Zi Pu Font (减字谱)

Guqin Part 4: Jian Zi Pu Font (减字谱)

JianZiPu is a way to write notation for Guqin (古琴) music. Guqin music is traditionally written using a character based system, but the character set isn't really found in any known languages. This font solves that problem.

Jan 4, 2021

Guqin Coda: TLDRs & Links

Guqin Coda: TLDRs & Links

I had a fun musical journey these past two weeks (in between holiday celebrations, and so so so much food). I am documenting some of my learnings, musings, and inventions here so I

Jan 4, 2021

Guqin Part 3: Tablature Old and New

Guqin Part 3: Tablature Old and New

Now that we've figured out where to press or touch to play notes (Part 1: Harmonics and Hui Positions , Guqin Part 2: Open & Pressed Notes), we need to figure out how to

Jan 4, 2021

Guqin Part 2: Open and Pressed Notes

Guqin Part 2: Open and Pressed Notes

In the last part of this series, Guqin Part 1: Harmonics and Hui Positions, I look at how harmonics determine the position of the 13 Huis (Huī 徽). These are the dots at