Chinese traditional new year song “Gong Xi” was written by Chen Gexin in 1946 to celebrate the triumph in Sino-Japanese War. Later the song’s lyrics were changed to celebrate the Chinese new year (lunar new year).
Download and print the Piano Sheet Music.
This song uses C minor scale (To learn more about minor scales).
You can master the melody of GongXi GongXi by practicing C minor scale with your right hand. As for the left hand, you can use simple broken C minor and F minor chords.
For those who are more advanced, you may break apart the C minor and F minor chords and use more syncopation rhythms.
Happy Chinese New Year!
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