Song of fishermen on
a home-bound boat during sunset - (traditional)
The music describes the scenery of rivers and lakes
bathed in a sunset glow while the fishermen on a home-bound boat enjoy
the moving picture of a scenic landscape along the waterway. The entire
piece consists of three sections: the first is characterized by a
slow, melodious song expressing innermost feelings of appreciation
of the scenery. In the second section, the music speeds up and vividly
displays the happy mood of fishermen on the home-bound boat after
the hardships of daily work. In the final section, the allegro, the
melody carries on, utilizing a succession of sounds with variable
techniques, vividly portraying rowing sounds, swinging motion and
the spray of splashing water. Along with the music’s development,
the tempo gradually speeds up; the intensity is strengthened, unfolding
a warm scene of the fishing boat approaching the bank. As the boat
grounds ashore after the high tide, the last notes slowly flow out,
ending suddenly on an unexpected note, evoking a mood of reflection.
Samples: exempted from Liu Fang's guzheng solo album
entitled "Emerging Lotus".
The more pieces are sound in Liu Fang's
guzheng solo album:
Traditional Chinese Guzheng Music .