Introduction to Galloping on the Boundless Grassland(二胡曲介紹:奔馳在千里草原)

Erhu can imitate regional music styles vividly, especially the Mongolian music. Besides Horse Racing(賽馬), Galloping on the Boundless Grassland(奔馳在千里草原) is also composed based on the Mongolian music as well as the banhu(板胡) music!

Galloping on the Boundless Grassland is composed by two erhu musicians, namely Wang Guo-tong(王國潼) and Li Xiu-qi(李秀琪) in 1973. The composition is under the influence of Mongolian music. Wang learnt a Mongolian string instrument, Matouqin(馬頭琴) from a Mongolian teacher in the Central…