The pure heart of generations of musicians
This is an 85-year-old violin. The body of the qin has left mottled traces due to the passage of time, but it also shines with a warm luster that has been baptized over the years.It was made in Qingdao in 1935 by Tan Shuzhen, a famous musician and former vice president of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.This qin will be donated to the Oriental Musical Instrument Museum of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music by Liao Chaojie, a retired teacher of Overseas Chinese Experimental High School in Nanning, Guangxi.
“China's violin making business has been dominant in the world from scratch to now. This is the epitome of the earth-shaking changes in our country, and it is also the epitome of the development of Chinese culture and music."Hua Tianyuan, a professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, told reporters that China is now the world's largest violin manufacturer and is also becoming a violin manufacturing powerhouse.“Looking back on the development of violin making in China, Mr. Tan Shuzhen is an inextricable name.We must not forget these senior musicians who have devoted their hearts to the cause they love.”