Shi Jing Introduction Table of content – The Book of Odes

The oldest collection of Chinese poetry, more than three hundred songs, odes and hymns. Tr. Legge (en) and Granet (fr, incomplete).

Section IV — Odes of the temple and the Altar
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Chapter 2 — Sacrificial odes of Zhou, decade of Chen Gong

276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285

Shijing IV. 2. (280)

There are the bird musicians ; there are the blind musicians ;
In the court of [the temple of] Zhou.
There are [the music frames] with their face-boards and posts,
The high toothed-edge [of the former], and the feathers stuck [in the latter] ;
With the drums, large and small, suspended from them ;
And the hand-drums and sounding-stones, the instrument to give the signal for commencing, and the stopper.

Legge 280

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