Sunday, June 19, 2011
The performer is Liu Fang, a native of China who now lives in Montreal. She is a world-renowned performer on this instrument and other ancient ("gu") Chinese stringed instruments. There are many YouTube videos, some sounding more like western classical music on the harp. This performance, though, is traditional music like what we heard in Xian. This tune is "Seagulls Playing in the Water." It is an excerpt from a longer work.