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Aesthetic and Musicological Interpretation of the Fifth Erhu Rhapsody by Wang Jianmin

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.020715 | Downloads: 13 | Views: 745


Wang Juanjuan 1, Li Jia 2


1 College of Music, Qingdao University, Qingdao, Shandong, China
2 College of Music, Shanxi Normal University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

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Li Jia


On the road of erhu art pursuing aesthetic modernity, Mr. Wang Jianmin's series of five erhu rhapsody undoubtedly pushes erhu art to a new realm and a new height. Especially in "The Fifth Erhu Rhapsody," whether in terms of structure, mode, and musical language, or the challenge and innovation of performance techniques, Mr. Wang Jianmin not only moderately uses national music elements but strives to demonstrate a particular characteristic of national music. Also, strive to pursue the continuous innovation of erhu art, seek to combine tradition with modernity, nationality, and globality, and consciously pursue the aesthetic modernity of erhu art.


Interpretation, the Fifth Erhu Rhapsody, Wang Jianmin


Wang Juanjuan, Li Jia, Aesthetic and Musicological Interpretation of the Fifth Erhu Rhapsody by Wang Jianmin. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 104-109. DOI:


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