In 1997, the Chinese traditional music recording archives collected by the Chinese
National Academy of Arts were selected as the first batch of archives into the Memory of the World Register initiated by UNESCO.
The Guqin music is a significant part of the traditional music recording archives of the
Chinese National Academy of Arts, which has a collection of nearly 2000 pieces of
Guqin music. This book screened and published 274 works, involving 72 well-known
musicians such as Zha Fuxi, Zhang Zhengyin and so on.