Tune of Mulberry《秦桑曲》– Zhou Yanjia (1979), Arr. Lan Tung (2007)
－ zheng accompanied by erhu & percussion
This piece is an interpretation of a poem, by the same name, of the great poet Li Bai (Li Po) of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A. D.), describing a woman’s longing for her beloved’s safe return from the western frontier. The music is composed in the wanwan qiang style, a form of regional opera of Shaanxi, the capital region of the Chinese Tang Dynasty.