What are ensemble instrumental performances?

Ensemble instrumental performances is when three or more Chinese orchestra musical instruments play together to make music.

A duet of Chinese musical instruments sounds good, but an ensemble of three or more instruments sounds better. Not only you get different sounding instruments, your music sounds richer and fuller with more layers of music. Aesthetically, an ensemble will also look more pleasing and grand.

If you have a higher budget and would like a more varied and exciting performance, you can engage a Chinese ensemble for your needs. They can function as a background music for dinner or networking, or as a stand alone entertainment segment.

Here's a video of a Pipa, Guzheng and Pipa performance:

What kind of Chinese musical instruments will be used?

There are lots of different combinations to explore, with the core of the ensemble being either a guzheng, yangqin, zhongruan or pipa.

Essentially you can choose an instrument from group A, plus 2-4 other instruments from group B.

Group A instruments: Guzheng, Yangqin, Pipa, Zhongruan
Group B instruments: Erhu, Dizi, Hulusi, Guzheng, Yangqin, Pipa, Zhongruan, Cello, Daruan

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