Wednesday, October 15, 2008

A Yangqin for sale

I was visiting the blog of fellow Singapore blogger, Lam Chun See, Good Morning Yesterday, when I came across his latest post that shares that he has a Second-hand Yangqin (杨琴) for sale.

Seeing the Yangqin brings me good memories of the days when I used to play in the Chinese Orchestra, particularly during my Secondary School years. While I don't play the Yangqin (I play the double bass!), the sight of most Chinese instruments will tend to bring a sense of nostalgia in me.

The asking price for this Yangqin is $600, and it comes with a couple of other accessories. Check out his post, Yangqin (杨琴) for sale, and please contact Chun See directly if you are interested.


j0ce1yn7an said...

actually my 2 pipas are lying in the storeroom untouched for few yrs liao...such a waste rite?
i thot of selling them at times, but cant bear to, after all they had served me well for a good 10 yrs in the past
how? shd i just let go of one? *dilemma*

Lam Chun See said...

Thanks PY.

My daughter's interest in the yangqin wasn't influenced by me. She just took it up for the ECA points; her main interest is the piano.

I learned to appreciate Chinese classical music when I was in NJC. There was this cute girl .....

oceanskies79 said...

Jocelyn: I remember you had an ivory pipa. It will definitely have a better resale value if you aren't playing it. But I guess, it also has a higher value if you are keeping it as a collector.

I can't remember what was the other pipa that you had. They did serve you well and have sentimental value. If I were you, I won't throw them away so easily least I want to make sure that they are in good hands.

Doreen said...

believe it or not, I've never seen a 杨琴 before. Do you play it like a "ku zhen"?

oceanskies79 said...

Doreen: Doreen, I don't play the guzheng, but I know of a good friend who does.