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Bei Bei’s Easiest Guzheng Course (Book 1) by Bei Bei He

– This book is designed for absolute beginners. It will teach you all the basics while you learn many fun songs and drills. Written in English. Accompanied by instructional photos and commentaries. Songs taught in the book has videos listed on youtube played by the author. Spiral bound. Printed in U.S.A.


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Gu Zheng Sessions Vol.1 with CD by Bei Bei He

– a Beginner’s Guide to Playing the Chinese Zither
English/Chinese Bilingual Gu Zheng Self-Learning method book with accompaniment CD. Covers all basic playing techniques. Include many exercises and 41 songs. Accompanied by instructional photos and commentaries. Written by world-class professional. Total 94 pages. Spiral bound. Printed in U.S.A.習箏時分(第一冊)- 為初學者而作的中英文雙語古箏教程
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99 Guzheng Pop Song Classics by Shanghai Guzheng Society
Song book contains 99 modern songs from famous artists such as Jay Chow and Teresa Teng.
古箏流行金曲99首-上海古箏協會 編
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99 Guzheng Pop Song Classics Vol.2 by Shanghai Guzheng Society
Song book contains 99 most current Pop / TV/ Movie songs from many famous artists from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
古箏流行金曲99首(2)-上海古箏協會 編
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99 Guzheng Old Song Classics (Folk, Pop, Movie and TV) by Shanghai Guzheng Society
Song book contains 99 timeless songs from many famous Chinese singers such as Teresa Teng and Jacky Cheung
古箏懷舊金曲99首-上海古箏協會 編
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99 Guzheng Old Song Classics (Folk, Pop, Movie and TV) 99 Guzheng Pop Song Classics Vol.1 and 2
Set of 3 books
by Shanghai Guzheng Society
Total 297 Songs! Difficulty Level: easy to advanced
古箏懷舊金曲99首、古箏流行金曲99首(1 & 2)
一套3册 上海古箏協會 編

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China Guzheng Grade Exam Songbook (Grade 1 to 10, two books) by Shanghai Guzheng SocietyThis set of two songbooks contain the largest song selections from many popular folk and classical Guzheng repertoire. A must-have for all Guzheng players.
中國古箏考級曲集-上海古箏協會 編
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China Contemporary Gu Zheng Composition Collections
中國現代箏曲集粹-李萌編
Contains solo and concerto works by the following composers: Wang Zhongshan, Li Meng, Wang Jianming, Tao yimo, Zhuang Yao, Liu Wenjia, Zhou yuguo, Gu Guanren and more.
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Gu Zheng Compositions Collections (Advanced Level / Traditional and contemporary works by various authors with instructions and commentaries)
新編古箏教程 修訂本(三)-沙里晶,付華強,閻嘉穎 編
Contains solo and concerto works by the following composers: He Zhanhao, Xu Xiaolin, Wang Jianmin, Rao Yuyan, Zhou Yuguo, and more. Also contains traditional folk pieces.
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Essential Daily Guzheng Finger Training Exercises By Xiang Sihua (master and first generation of modern Guzheng players)

每日必彈古箏指序練習 最新修訂版-項斯華 箸
A must-Have for all Guzheng players! Build a good foundation so you can play songs with stable hands, relaxed fingers and solid sound quality. Difficulty Level: easy to intermediate.


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Gu Zheng Finger Trainings by Wang Wei (professor at Shanghai Music Conservatory) set of two books with staff paper notation and Chinese simplified notation
古箏弦距形手指訓練教程(簡譜和五線譜兩冊)-王蔚箸
Contains exercises for training your fingers to play various fingering patterns. Highly recommended for any serious players who would like to build a very solid and strong foundation. Difficulty level: easy to difficult.


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Building Up Speed On the Guzheng (book 1 and 2) by Zhao Manqin and Zhao Guanhua (pioneer and his son on modern Guzheng techniques)

古箏快速指序練習之道(上、下冊)-趙曼琴、趙登山箸
Contains exercises for training your fingers to be independent and able to play lighting fast. Highly recommended for any serious players who would like to build up dexterity and speed. It will help you to play songs like this one! Difficulty level: easy to very difficult.


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China Central Conservatory of Music Gu Zheng Grade Exams Study Book (book one level 1-6)
中央音樂學院海內外考級曲目古箏1-6級 李萌主編
Contains exercises and compositions (traditional and contemporary) required for taking the grade exam. With instructions and commentaries by Li Meng, professor at the conservatory. Great book for general studies as well. Contains many well-known pieces. Beginner to intermediate level.
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China Central Conservatory of Music Gu Zheng Grade Exams Study Book (book two level 7- performance diploma)
中央音樂學院海內外考級曲目古箏7到演奏文憑級 李萌主編
Contains exercises and compositions required for taking the grade exam. With instructions and commentaries by Li Meng, professor at the conservatory. Great book for general studies as well. Contains many well-known pieces. Advanced level.
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Guzheng Concerto Collections by He Zhanhao (the famous “Butterfly Lovers” concerto composer)
何占豪古箏協奏曲選集 (含鋼琴伴奏,五線譜)
Guzheng concertos with Piano accompaniment written by He Zhanhao. Contains compositions such as “The Butterfly Lovers” and “Eternal Sorrow in Lin-an” Advanced to professional level. Written in staff notation.
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Guzheng Solo, Duet, Trio, Quartet and Ensemble Composition Collections by He Zhanhao (the famous “Butterfly Lovers” concerto composer)
何占豪古箏獨奏、重奏、合奏曲選集 (五線譜)
Contains original compositions and arrangements such as “The Fragrance of Jasmine Flower” and “Spring River Flower Moonlit” . Advanced to professional level. Written in staff notation.
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