A 2020 New Year Chinese Folk Music Appreciation Concert opened atthe Hunan Library on January 15. It was hosted by the library and the HunanVocational College of Art.
The concert was broadcasted lively on the Hunan Public Culture andTourism Cloud Platform. Nearly 300 audience on site and 60,000 netizenswatched. Ding Yu, vice chairman of the Hunan Federation of Social Science(HFSS), Zhang Yong, president of the Hunan Vocational College of Art, and HeMeihua, curator of the Hunan Library, attended.
A number of Chinese traditional musical instruments were played,such as Erhu (a Chinese two-stringed fiddle), bamboo flute, Zhongruan (aChinese plucked string instrument), Pipa (Chinese lute), Guzheng (Chinese zither),trapezoidal Yangqin, Sheng (a Chinese mouth-blown free reed instrument), andSuona (a Chinese double-reed horn). Chinese classical music “Shi Mian Mai Fu (ambushfrom all sides)”, “Chun Jiang Hua Yue Ye (moonlit river in spring)”, “HorseRacing”, and “Bai Niao Chao Feng (hundreds of birds pay homage to phoenix)”were performed.
Kang Yi, professor of the Hunan Vocational College of Arts andnational-level player, narrated every show from the aspects of musicalinstrument, story, and skill evolution, to better the audience’s understandingabout Chinese folk music.
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government www.enghunan.gov.cn.
Translator: Pang Yuehui
Chinese source: hn.chinanews.com