Dai Xiao-Lian

Guangling Qin Music, Vol. 3
Dai Xiao-Lian
Hugo HRP 7141


  1. Guangling San
  2. Wild Geese Descending on the Sandbank
  3. The Soaring Dragon
  4. Evening Song of the Drunken Fisherman
  5. Three Variations of the Plum Blossom
  6. Lament at the Changmen Palace
  7. Beating Clothes
  8. Water and Cloud of Rivers Xiao and Xiang
  9. Soliciting the Hermits

Instrument: Qin "The Emperor of Hengyang" (Qing Dynasty)

Xun accompaniment on track #9 - not named. There is also some vocalizing and percussion on that track.

Playing time: 61'

Recording date: February 1996 (Shanghai)

Dai Xiao-Lian (b.1963) is the grand-niece of Zhang Zi-Qian and a leading representative of Guangling style in the younger generation. Her playing is precise and elegant, yet aggressive, with a highly intellectual conception.

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T. M. McComb