Zhang Yadi's Pipa Plays "Hai Qing"
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Zhang Yadi's pipa performance of "Hai Qing" comes from the album "Music: Pipa - Zhang Yadi".
Composer: Rong Zhai's "Xian Suo Preparation" (1814 manuscript)
Pipa: Zhang Yadi
Sanxian: Gao Yizhen
Guzheng: Tian Chang
Erhu: Mi Lei
Haiqing is a very powerful bird, it is said that it can catch swans in the air. There are 19 stanzas in the music, vividly describing the struggle between Haiqing and swans, and revealing the hunting life of ancient Chinese northern peoples.
Involving the artist
Zhang Yadi is a young Chinese pipa performer, a pipa teacher at Tianjin Conservatory of Music, a master’s degree from the Central Conservatory of Music, and the first BOB top-notch innovative talent of the Central Conservatory of Music.
Involving musical instruments
The sanxian has three strings in total, hence the name "Sanxian". Chinese traditional plucked instruments were also introduced to Ryukyu, Japan and other places. He plays the main instrument in operas such as Kunqu Opera, Huaihai Opera, Daxianzi Opera, etc.
Pipa (pinyin: pí pa), the first plucked instrument, is a traditional plucked instrument in East Asia, a plucked stringed musical instrument. Made of wood or bamboo, the speaker is half-pear-shaped and has four strings on the top. It was originally made of silk thread, but now it is mostly made of steel wire, steel rope and nylon.
Guzheng (pinyin: Gǔ Zhēng), also known as Hanzheng and Qinzheng, is an ancient national musical instrument of the Han nationality and is popular all over China. It is often used for solo, duet, instrumental ensemble and accompaniment of song and dance, opera and folk art. Because of its wide range, beautiful timbre, rich playing skills and strong expressiveness, it is known as the "King of Music", also known as "Oriental Piano", and is one of the unique and important national musical instruments in China.
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