English-language information sites:
NY Qin Society member John Thompson has long maintained this vital and
comprehensive site, now at a new address. It is the largest source of
English-language information on the qin on the Internet.
This is the other great guqin resource in English, and has also been a
treasure for a long time. Although covering a comparably broad range of
material, the amount of overlap with Thompson's site is amazingly slight.
NY Qin Society member Judy Chang Peiyou has detail information about the qin playing techniques.
The pipa virtuoso Cheng Yu also teaches qin in London. Her site contains
much information on the UK scene, as well as information about the UK Chinese
Jim Binkley is a pioneer in guqin construction. This URL has his translation of
the sections of the Yuguzhai Qinpu on qin construction.
A Qin player, Wu Ziying 吳自英 guqin website. Before immigrating to the United States, he was a professor of traditional Chinese Music at Shanghai Normal University and was the director of the Shanghai Qin Association.
Wang Fei teaches qin in the San Francisco Bay area and convenes frequent
yajis. This site contains information about her activities, clips of qin music,
and information about her teacher, Li Xianting. See
www.guqin.com for information on her North American Guqin Association.
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On-line qin sales sites:
Clarion, in San Francisco, maintains an unusual inventory of Chinese instruments
and accessories, including silk strings.