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Sixian Square, the musical heritage

2019-11-14


Changde Sixian is a national intangible cultural heritage, which originated in the late Ming Dynasty and early Qing Dynasty and is widely popular in Yuanjiang River and Lishui River in Hunan Province. It has elegant lyrics, beautiful tunes, diversified cavity systems and rich repertoire. It is called Sixian because it is accompanied by Sixian instruments such as dulcimer, pipa, three strings and huqin. Because it is sung in the local dialect of Changde, it is called Changde Sixian. f you come to Changde, please sit down and listen to a piece of Changde Sixian. In the melodious tune, you recall the vast expanse of the 800 li Dongting Court, the graceful flow of the Yuanjiang River and Lishui River, and the cultural character of Changde City.






warm tips:

Located in the Liuye Lake Tourist Resort in Changde City, Hunan Province, it is recommended to navigate to the “Language Square” by car, and then continue to drive around Huanhu Road for about 1 km. Take Liuye Avenue, Liuquan Road and Huanhu Road and mainly to understand Changde sixian culture.