Liang Yiyuan: Things Lose Itself CD
' 梁奕源 Liang Yiyuan - 物失體 Thing Loses Itself
One of the pioneers of the Chinese experimental music scene, this is the latest composition from Liang Yiyuan, an album for prepared yangqin.
This is an album composed for yangqin. Some bamboos, woods, and iron clips were clamped to the strings during the recording. A violin bow, several small iron boxes, springs, drumsticks, and other metal objects were also used, to create a special timbre.
Liang Yiyuan was born in Wuhan, China, 1977. After his early years of painting, he started to compose music in the late '90s. He has published more than twenty albums so far. Instruments used include guitar, yangqin, violin, guqin, bawu, etc. He follows his own path of unconventional playing techniques and original timbre. He is involved in making various kinds of experimental music and free improvisation. He also creates music for films, theatres, modern dances, architectural and landscape projects, exhibitions, etc.