About 二泉映月Er Quan Ying Yue (The Moon Reflected In Er-Quan, Erhu, 二胡曲)
“Er Quan Ying Yue” (二泉映月 – The Moon Reflected In Er-Quan, or Moon Reflected on Second Spring, Moon Mirrored in the Pool) was composed and played on erhu (二胡) on by A Bing (阿炳), whose real name is Hua Yanjun (华彦钧), a blind street musician.
Shortly before his death in 1950, two Chinese musicologists recorded A Bing playing Er Quan Ying Yue erhu solo. The recorded work won The Twentieth Century Classical Chinese Music Awards.
“Er Quan Ying Yue” is a representative work of A Bing.
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