Music and featured items
‘silk and bamboo music’.
Lucy Duran is in an old tea shop in Old Shanghai to hear ‘silk and bamboo music’.
The Guzheng - a 7 string zither.
Lucy tells of the rival of the ‘silk and bamboo’ tradition after the Cultural Revolution.
Guzheng player Xiao Gan Bei.
Celebrated Guzheng (zither) player Xiao Gan Bei talks Lucy through a song.
Xiao Gan Bei on the Guzheng.
Xiao Gan Bei continues telling Lucy about the Guzheng, and how he learnt it.
Old people’s activity club
Lucy is in an old people’s activity club in Shanghai where traditional music is heard.
Style of silk and bamboo music.
A local musician explains how the style of silk and bamboo music has changed little.