Mr. Liu Fengshan, a famous national first-class performer, passed away

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Mr. Liu Fengshan, a famous national first-class performer, passed away

Mr. Liu Fengshan

Mr. Liu Fengshan, a famous Chinese national wind instrument educator, theorist, master of flute playing and former national first-class performer of Jinan Military Region Avant-garde Chinese Orchestra, died of illness in Shanghai at 20:50 on May 28, 2022 at the age of 66. Liu Yang, son of Liu Fengshan, spoke out in grief, revealing that his father, Mr. Liu Fengshan, left in the arms of him and his mother and walked peacefully.

Liu Fengshan, second-level military rank (major general when he retired in 2017), is a full-time military officer and enjoys special government allowances from the State Council. He is currently the vice president of the "China Xun Culture Society", the China Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Association, the deputy director of the first Xun Professional Committee, the vice president of the "China Hulusiba Wu Society", the executive director of the "China Dizi Society", and the "Shanghai Chinese Dizi Society". He is a researcher and executive director of the Institute of Flute Culture", and serves as a senior judge of the military review of the "National Morality and Art Shuangxin Artists Competition". He has won the highest national and military awards including the "China National Invention Award" and "The Army's Special Contribution Award" for many times, and won the "Advanced Individual in the Army's Cultural and Art Work", and has won the second and third prizes for many times. achievement.

Mr. Liu Fengshan, a famous national first-class performer, passed away

Since 1980, Liu Fengshan has visited dozens of countries and regions in Italy, Sweden and Austria (Vienna Golden Hall) with the "People's Republic of China National Orchestra" for many times. Widely welcomed by musicians at home and abroad as "Oriental Magic Flute", "Chinese Xun King" and so on. In March 1997, Liu Fengshan and Mr. Hu Tianquan, a famous sheng master, successfully held the "Sheng Dixun" solo concert at the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, which aroused strong repercussions. The local newspaper and national TV conducted a special interview and published it for broadcast.

Mr. Zhao Songting, a famous flute master, music theorist and educator, Liu Fengshan's mentor, once commented: "Liu Fengshan's bass flute is undoubtedly the best in the country."

Years of performance practice have allowed Liu Fengshan to accumulate a wealth of inspiration, so his representative works are rich in content and cover a wide range:

The bangdi music "Happy Day" and "Plateau Dance" (1979) are cheerful and bright;

The recorder "Beautiful Salikuli" (1981) is melodious and pure, euphemistic and elegant;

The flute and bass flute works "Moving the Moon and Huaiyuan" (1983), "Morning Mist" (1990) are elegant and deep;

Pan flute "Mountain Spring" (1985), "Spring Lake Reflecting Willows" (1987), "Sea Rhythm" (1996) (also known as "Sea Frontier Spring"), "Red Little Ghost" (2006) and other rich tones strong tension;

The pan flute song "Spring Rhyme" (1999) and other styles are fresh;

Xun songs "Drunken Man Playing with Birds" (1987), "Playing with Birds in the Forest" (2008), etc., broke the "sad" temperament of Xun and set a precedent for performing humorous works;

The cucurbit flute song "Love is Deep" (arranged in 2003) and other soft and beautiful;

The national wind instrument joint performances "Fish and Water" (2005), "Chinese Love" (2006), etc., have created a performance form in which one person uses 7 kinds of instruments in one piece, which is very popular!

Liu Fengshan's adaptation and re-creation are equally splendid: the use of cucurbit flute to perform "The Sun That Rises on the Prairie", the original singer Meiqige once said that "greatly enriched the artistic effect" (about 2007); The adapted classic works such as Phoenix-tailed Bamboo in the Moonlight and In That Far Away are all included in the "Hulusiba Wu Performance Course" edited by him (issued by People's Music Publishing House in May 2009), and The "Hulusiba Wukao Grade Demonstration Performance" recorded by his students is medium, and there are about 1,000 works (parts) written and adapted by him.

Years of stage experience have led him to form a series of his own performance theories, based on which he has written:

"Xun's Playing Skills and Practice", "Flute Playing and Practice", "Recorder Playing and Practice", "Flute Playing Tutorial", "Hulusi Bawu Playing Tutorial", "Famous Chinese and Foreign Dizi Music Collection" and many other monographs . In 2007, he and Liu Yang, a teacher from the School of Music of Shanghai Normal University and a famous young dixun performer, co-edited "Twenty-nine Lessons on the System of Dizi Skills" (People's Music Publishing House, 2010). Issued in April), it is deeply loved by the majority of bamboo flute learners. In 2018, the two co-edited "Xun Performance Tutorial", which will be published by the People's Music Publishing House in January 2021.

At the same time, Liu Fengshan has made important contributions to the development of Xun career:

The performance skills and exercises of Xun edited by him (published by People's Music Publishing House in April 1996) is the first textbook of Xun in history, filling the gap in the world of Xun. It is worth mentioning that this book introduces the "Twelve Hole and Twelve Well-Tempered Xun" successfully developed by him (nine sound holes and one blow hole), and introduces in detail his innovative sound hole positioning and playing fingering— —This fingering is convenient and scientific, and has been highly praised by the Xun community, and widely loved and used by Xun makers, performers and Xun lovers at home and abroad (such as the world-famous potter Mr. Pu Shutang, Mr. Li Yunlin from Gansu, and Mr. Mr. Zhang Keju, Ms. Liu Zhenmin, Mr. Zhang Xun in Beijing and other well-known xun masters in the country have always insisted on using this fingering method for many years.

Over the years, Liu Fengshan has recorded a large number of art special programs such as Dixun for radio and television. "People's Daily", "People's Daily" (overseas edition), "Guangming Daily", "Liberation Army Daily" and dozens of newspapers and periodicals across the country have featured reports on him. Among them, CCTV's "Music Figures" column, CCTV's "Chinese Literature and Art", "Variety Show Grand View", "Yiyuan Landscape", "National Music Fragrance" and other columns have broadcast his art programs many times. In 1993, Jinan TV station and Shandong Education TV station in 2004 specially recorded two "Liu Fengshan personal special art films", "Flute Xun Dream" and "Flute Xun Yun Yun", which were broadcast on CCTV and various provincial and municipal TV stations. and has been highly praised by domestic and foreign TV audiences and experts.

In 1993, Mr. Zhao Songting commented in Liu Fengshan's special art film "Dream of Dixun": "Liu Fengshan is a flute player who emerged in the 1980s. As his teacher, I have been devoted to him for more than ten years. The pursuit of excellence in art, so that he has achieved such an achievement today, I would like to express my heartfelt congratulations! His achievement is an innovative achievement, and it is also an achievement for all of us to care about and promote the excellent culture of our nation!" Famous flute master, music educator Chen Chen Mr. Chong said: "Liu Fengshan is one of the outstanding flute and xun performers in my country."

Mr. Liu Fengshan, a famous national first-class performer, passed away

Liu Fengshan's biography has been included in "The Flute World Elite Stars", "Chinese Musicians Dictionary", "Contemporary Chinese National Musicians", "Chinese Contemporary Culture and Art Celebrities", "World Chinese Literature and Art Who's Who" and so on.

Involving the artist

Liu Fengshan, a national first-class performer, a famous flute and xun performer, and a flute xun solo performer of the Jinan Military Region Avant-garde Art Troupe.
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Involving musical instruments

Dizi (pinyin: dí zi), also known as the horizontal flute, is generally used as an important musical instrument to accompany opera.

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