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[Guangzhou] Plucked string music (June 30)
Latest Updated by 2007-05-17 11:08:28

Ruanxian, a kind of instruments in plucked string music

The China Folk Orchestra is comprised of four voice parts - wind music, string music, plucked string music, and percussion music. The voice part of plucked string music is absent from Western orchestras; it's distinctively Chinese and unique to Chinese folk orchestras. Common instruments in plucked string music include yangqin, liuqing, pipa, extra large ruan, large, intermediate and small ruan, large and small trichord sanxian, zheng, yueqi, guqin, and tamboura. Each instrument has a unique expression.

Performed by the Guangdong Music and Dance Theater Folk Orchestra and the Central Conservatory of Music Ruanxian Orchestra

Time: 8 pm

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2007

Venue: Symphony Hall, Xinghai Music Hall

Tickets: RMB 150, 120, 100, 80, and 60 (half-price concessions available for students and senior citizens)

Tel: 87353869, 87352222-886

(Translated by Guangzhou Association of Foreign Affairs Translators)

Editor: Wing

By: english website
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