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Cheng Wang
- Qin Shi #9
成王 1
琴史 #9 2
  Cheng Wang receives council from Zhou Gong3          
Cheng Wang was a child when his father Wu Wang died, so Zhou Gong acted as regent).

After he came of age and took control of the government, Cheng Wang is said to have written a 神鳳之操 Holy Phoenix Lament (25211.391 and YFSJ p.832), also called 鳳凰來儀 Fenghuang Lai Yi. Several surviving handbooks have a melody of this title.

The account here does not mention Feng Lei Yin, sometimes associated with Cheng Wang and Zhou Gong but elsewhere said to be the same as a melody called 霹靂引 Pili Yin, attributed to Chu Shang Liang.

The original Qin Shi entry is as follows:4

When Cheng Wang came into office, he was young in years, but could entrust Zhou Gong to carry on the government. After seven years....

The complete original text is below.

 
Footnotes (Shorthand references are explained on a separate page)

1. Cheng Wang 成王 (Wiki: King Cheng of ZHou)
Not 11812 but 11820.20; no image; son of Wu Wang; no musical references.
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2. Qin Shi entry 9
4 lines.
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3. Cheng Wang receives council from Zhou Gong (expand)
Copied from blog.sina.com.cn. Compare the image used with Feng Lei Yin.
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4. Original text
The original Chinese text is as follows

成王即位,年在幼沖,能任周公以政。七年有成。禮樂僃大。囹圄空虛,於是周公歸政天子。天子垂拱守成,而頌聲洋溢。瑞物愡至。乃作《神鳳之操》。召《康公詩》云:

鳳凰嗚矣,于彼高岡。
梧桐生矣,于彼朝陽。

此之謂也.

Translation above is incomplete.
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