Buy this album: Buy at iTunes: Artist: Jiang Xunfeng Album: Treasures Of Chinese Instrumental Music, Erhu Erhu is a popular bowed instrument and has a long history since Tang dynasty in China. In the early times, its bow was made by bamboo and had a name called Ji-qin. Later it was renamed Xi-qin. In Northern Song dynasty, the northern minorities introduced their Huqin to us, of which, the material of the bow was changed from bamboo to horse tail. By Yuan dynasty, it was widely spread in China. Erhu has a beautiful timbre and its range of scale reaches to three octaves in normal. Therefore, to the extent permit of its range, it can play all kinds of different rhythms, different speeds and different style of tunes. In solo performances, it is not only suitable for performing with Yangqin or small plucked string accompaniment, but also suitable for the piano accompaniment. It is one of the main melodic instruments in the ensemble. It can play harmoniously with other string and wind instruments. TRACK LIST VOLUME 1 01. Sigh Of Ailment 02. Autumn Moon Over The Han Palace 03. A Golden Fly 04. Floating Of Big River 05. New Appearance Of The Village 06. Capriccio On A Qinqiang Theme 07. Going To Market 08. My Brother Is Back 09. A Henan Tune 10. Ballad Of Yubei Areas 11. New Shepherds On The Grassland 12. Trains Entering The Dong Village 13. The Battle-Horses Galloping 14. Spring Sceneries Of Jiangnan 15. New Year's Eve VOLUME 2 01. Reflection Of The Moon On Lake Erquan 02. Scenes After Rain 03. The Little Flower Drum 04. Homesick 05. Music For Pluck String 06. Good Harvest 07. Bird-call In The Mountain 08. Zhong Hua Liu Ban 09. Sanmen Gorge Capriccio 10. River Water 11. Listening To The Pines 12. A Hometown Melody 13. Song Of Melancholy 14. Candle Shadows, Flickering Red 15. The Grapes Are Ripe Official Webpage: Domo Music Group:

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