Music > China > Jiangzhou Drum Music - The Fighting of Bull with Tiger

 Jun 26 2023  

Drummer: Gao Chenxu, Feng Piaoyang
Performance Team: WangJiaXun Percussion Group

Jiangzhou Drum Music is a traditional folk music in Xinjiang County, Shanxi Province of China, listed as the world intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO.

"The Fighting of Bull with Tiger" is a representative piece of Jiangzhou Drum Music, featuring two large drums on stage, symbolizing the two beasts of the bull and tiger. The music consists of three chapters: meeting, playing, and fighting. Using flexible drumming techniques, the players shows the audience the stubbornness and fierceness of the bull and the mighty and brave of the tiger.