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Concert Review PaperI attended a Chinese concert on October 29th, 2019 at 7:00pm at Cisco Auditorium inGeorgia Gwinnett College. The performers were from spring music school. The main playerswere Vicki Lu, Dizi, Tsai-Wei Li, Yangqin, Guzheng, Lily Gao, Tina Dong, and Hulusi Trio. Tenpieces were performed all with a beautiful melodious eastern music effect. The genre of all themusical pieces were eastern Chinese music with some mix of western music in some of thepieces. The instruments used were pipa, erhu, guzheng, sanxian, and piano which were in thestring family and the dizi was played from the woodwind family, including some Chinese handdrums from the percussion family.The first piece played was called ‘Full of Joy’ which is a traditional folk song, performedby Shiyang Yang. The composer’s name was written in Chinese. As the name suggests, this songhad a joyous feeling attached to it, with a very melodic and light timbre (the uniqueness or thequality of the sound). The percussion instruments had higher and lower versions which wereplayed, giving the piece its rhythm. The guzheng, the 21-string harp and the hand drums were themain instruments played. All the instruments mesh to give a beautiful mixture of timbres to form

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Term
Fall
Professor
CatherineKilroe-Smith
Tags
Music, Guzheng

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