The Se (瑟), Surviving specimens of the Se (瑟) have been excavated from places such as the Hubei and Hunan provinces, and the Jiangnan region of China. Other places include Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, and Liaoning. In Hubei, the tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng (in the late 400's BCE) was a treasure trove of ancient Chinese instruments, including a complete set of bianzhong (bronze bells), se, guqin (plucked zither), stone chimes, and a drum.
Feeling from Mountain and Water : 1988 - Directed by Te Wei. Shan shui is a Chinese style of painting that became popular in the 5th century where waterfalls, rivers and mountains are the dominat subjects. Created using a brush and ink, a Shan shui artist depicts the vast, mystical essence of nature where the human form plays a minor role. This film, about an old guqin master who is cared for by a young girl, is a masterful example of Shan shui come to life.
Tosca # 1 - is an opera in 3 acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica & Giuseppe Giacosa. It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on 14 Jan 1900. The work, based on Victorien Sardou's 1887 French-language dramatic play, La Tosca, is a melodramatic piece set in Rome in June 1800, with the Kingdom of Naples's control of Rome threatened by Napoleon's invasion of Italy.
Illustrator and visual artist Lim Heng Swee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has a great sense of humor. He shows his sense of humor through his witty & creative illustrations. On his website he says, “Through […]