Experiment of Remake and Research of Restore for Da-sheng Bell
Abstract: Da-sheng Bell was representative palace instrument that casted and used to push for Da-sheng new music in Huizong years of Northern Song Dynasty, and it reflecting the historical style and features of researching the inscriptions on ancient bronzes and stone tablets, exploring China Bells theory, and art practice of palace Yayue (ceremonial classic music). Based on a wealth of historical documents data, combined retained 30 more material objects nowadays, author carried out the restoring study Da-sheng Bell and on this basis doing experiment of remaking. This could be further understand the times characteristics of bronze bells in Song Dynasty, and more could effectively reveal the functionality features of temperament utensil (implement of pitch standard) of Da-sheng Bell, and meanwhile it provided the first-hand information for understanding the evolution of Chinese traditional bells in Song Dynasty.
Key Words: Da-sheng Bell, restore, remake, research, experiment