TIL “Solitary Orchard”, a piece of Chinese music composed for the guqin, is likely the oldest surviving piece of written music in East Asia and it features mysterious effects that sound modern to new listeners. The manuscript was written during Tang Dynasty, 7th century, and it is now in Kyoto

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  1. > it features mysterious effects that sound modern to new listeners.

    Ecclesiastes 1:9: What has been is what will be,
    and what has been done is what will be done,
    and there is nothing new under the sun.

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