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Taiyin Daquanji 1
Folio 5, Parts 2 & 3: Finger techniques
Explanations provided by the translator are put either in brackets ( ) or in footnotes.2
太音大全集
卷五,二、三﹕指法
Folio 5 p.2 (title "指法 Zhifa" was on last line of p.1) 3    

(In the original these sections and quotations are unnumbered.)

  1. 琴譜總說 Miscellaneous comments on qin tablature (previous web page

  2. 指法 Zhifa (Finger Techniques) (image of title on last line of previous page)

    Tradition says, "Although qin and se have beautiful sound, if the fingering is not beautiful...."
    傳云,「琴瑟雖有妙音,而無妙指,終不能發。」甚在!指法之難也。嵇康賦曰﹕「摟批擽捋,縹繚潎冽。」此手法也。(嵇康賦又曰:)「器洽弦調,心閑手敏,觸摠如志。唯(惟)意所擬。」此彈琴之妙致也。惜乎師傳之妙絕不可得。見今世所傳不為無人而高妙者少,俗惡者多。此予所以屢學而屢輟也。夫手之精微非言可傳至指法大要皆可縷數。今具列之並敘彈譜並彈琴法以示初學云。

    (音釋﹕摟音婁,批[written 扌+毘]音皮,擽音歷,捋音銮,入聲。縹音表,繚音了,潎音偏,入聲,冽音列。數音所)。

  3. 手訣 Shou Jue (Mnemonic Formulae for the Hands) (QQJC I/89)

    1. 凡取聲,不可造作,搖身作勢
    2. 凡取聲,不可造作、搖身作勢。
    3. 凡拂,須在六徽間,不得過上下。
    4. 凡遠行,須掉腕打之。(音釋:掉音調,去聲;腕音碗,去聲。)
    5. 凡細吟,不得動腕。
    6. 凡左手來去勢,至七徽已,不得過七徽也。
    7. 凡挑、歷,須移指二徽已來曲指歷之。
    8. 凡散作聲,左手中指看十徽已上,大指屈弦外虛扼。(音釋:散,去聲。)

__ (指法 Zhifa: "finger techniques")

(Although the finger technique explanations begin here, there is no such general title, only separate sections for right hand and left hand techniques.)

(The translation continues on the next page [the image of the next page from TYDQJ, which begins with #25 挑 tiao, is in the first footnote of that page]).

 
Footnotes (Shorthand references are explained on a separate page)

1. 太音大全集卷五 Taiyin Daquanji Folio 5, Part 1 (QQJC I/79, 30 Volume edition I/89; QF/87)
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2. Explanations by translator
See comments concerning the structure of the original text.
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3. Image: 太音大全集 Page 1 of Folio 5 in Taiyin Daquanji (QQJC I/89)
Comparisions are made starting here with the version in Taigu Yiyin, which has almost identical text but is arranged much more clearly.
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