New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve良宵– Tian-hua Liu, Arr.: Lan Tung (1998)

- erhu, zheng & percussion (1998); erhu, pipa, ruan, marimba (2010); erhu, marimba (2015)

Tian-hua Liu is a renowned contemporary Chinese composer who made great contributions to erhu music in the 20th Century.  This piece is one of his ten famous erhu compositions, originally written for solo erhu in 1928 while he celebrated Chinese New Year’s Eve. This piece was recorded on the Orchid Ensemble’s Heartland CD..