Liaoning Drum Music

(Global Times) | Updated : 2019-11-05

The Drum Music is popular in the whole Liaoning Province and is flourishing in Haicheng of South Liaoning as well as Niuzhuang, Nantai, Anshan, Shenyang and other places. Having been extremely prevalent since ancient times, it has imposed profound influence on drum music in many places in Northeast China.

Among the frescos unearthed from ancient tombs of the Han and Wei Dynasties in Liaoyang, there is an ancient drawing of drum performance, which is written with six characters - Drum, Blow, Perform, Tumble, Joy and Play.

Liaoning Drum Music is performed in two modes: Chinese clarinet music and wind pipe music, which are independent from each other with different musical instruments and respectively special opus.

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