Zhao Dengshan, a renowned Chinese master performer, composer, educator, is one of the highly acclaimed instrumentalists, and has worked in the National Orchestra of the Jilin Province, China. He is a member of the Chinese Musicians Association, China Guzheng Music Society, vice president of the Association, members of the Institute of Chinese folk music, the Chinese Folk Orchestra guzheng Professional Committee (China 'zheng Council), Vice-President of China Guzheng Society.
in 1933 in Shandong Province, Zhao's great interest in music and in
all sounds from nature has started already from his childhood. At the
age of eight he began learning from various masters for Chinese folk
and traditional music. In 1950 he studied the guzheng from the grand
master Mr. Zhao Yuzhai. Soon he began to perform in public both in China
and abroad, on solo and collaboration with national orchestras. He is
not only an well-known performer, but also a excellent composer and
educator. Nearly six decades of artistic career, he has composed a number
of pieces and worked hard to inherit and carry forward the Chinese traditional
music, in the pursuit of guzheng art to perfection, took great efforts
to cultivate folk music talents.
music Samples that can be downloaded in mp3 format
Chanting of Tiema (Tiema Ying)
performed by Liu Fang