"Over the Bridge": New Original Guzheng Music Release
- Available April 10th, 2023 on Streaming Platforms
"Over the Bridge" is a soothing instrumental piece composed and recorded by Annie Zhou. The music evokes a sense of peace and relaxation as it captures the essence of misty surroundings, and takes the listener on a journey through a picturesque landscape in China.
The traditional Chinese 21-string plucked instrument Guzheng is used in this piece for both melody and accompaniments, the gentle plucking of the strings showing the enchanting timbre and aesthetic beauty of this ancient Asian folk instrument, it also adds to the dreamy atmosphere of the song and brings up a tranquil and peaceful state.
In addition to the captivating melody, "Over the Bridge" features a special technique called Yaozhi(tremolo) in the middle of the music that adds a unique and expressive quality to the music.
The Yaozhi technique is rapidly repeating the same note or series of notes, creating a vibrant and dynamic sound that adds to the overall emotional impact of the piece. This technique is particularly effective in "Over the Bridge," as it helps to convey emotion and expressiveness, it is also a covenant to the versatility and beauty of this Chinese instrument Guzheng and highlights the skill and artistry of the musician.
As the music plays, you can almost imagine yourself walking along the serene landscape, taking in the sights and sounds around you, connecting the natural elements, and bringing a sense of unity and harmony to the music. It's a perfect accompaniment to meditation or relaxation, bringing a sense of calm and serenity to your day.
"Over the Bridge" will be published on April 10, 2023, follow Annie Zhou on music streaming platforms to listen to this new release: