Wu Ziying was a professor of traditional Chinese music at Shanghai Normal University and the Director of the Shanghai Qin Association. From 2001-3, he was a Visiting Artist in Ethno-Musicology at the School of Music, University of Washington. He now resides in the Seattle area where he continues to teach, perform, and repair instruments.
He performs on a guqin crafted some time during the 12th or 13th century called the "Perfectly Harmonized Jade and Pearl Qin" ç’§åˆç è¯. It is an instrument renowned for its sweet, yet sonorous tone.
1. Remembering an Old Friend (Yi gu ren)
2. Incantation of Pu An (Pu An zhou)
3. The Drunkard (Jiu kuang)
4. Poem on the Autumn Wind (Qiu feng ci)
5. A Drunken Fisherman Sings at Night (Zui yu chang wan)
6. Geese Alight on the Sand (Ping sha lo yen)
7. Moon over the Mountain Pass (Guan shan yue)
8. Conversation between a Fisherman and Woodcutter (Yu qiao wen da)