In 1997, the Chinese Traditional Music recording archives collected by the Chinese
National Academy of Arts was selected to be the first batch of archives incorporated in 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 screens and publishes 274 works, involving 72 well-known musicians such as Zha Fuxi, Zhang Zhengyin, and so on.