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XU Xiaobo / 徐小波

The thatched house is broken by the autumn wind / 茅草为秋风所破歌 / Mao Cao Wei Qiu Feng Suo Po Ge

Birth C: CHINA Gender: Male

Dest: Concert

Media Specification: Mixed music

Perf. Country: CHINA

Instruments: Pipa

Setup: Sichuan Conservatory of Music

Prog. notes: This work was inspired by the poem "song of the thatched house broken by the
autumn wind" by Du Fu, a poet of the Tang Dynasty. This poem describes the poet's
sad experience that his thatched house was broken by the autumn wind and the
whole family suffered night rain. It expresses his inner feelings for the displacement
of the people in the war and reflects the poet's lofty ideological realm of worrying
about the country and the people. Through the combination of Pipa and electronic
music, the composers tries to describe the artistic conception expressed in the

Editor: XM