∟750 - Shi Mian Mai Fu (十面埋伏) - Ambush from Ten Sides
Shi Mian Mai Fu (十面埋伏) - Ambush from Ten Sides, Pipa (琵琶, Lute) Solo, created in the Tang Dynasty (唐代).
Year: 618 - 907, Tang Dynasty (唐代)
Title: Shi Mian Mai Fu (十面埋伏) - Ambush from Ten Sides,
Ambush On All Sides, Ambush from All Sides
Genre: Pipa (琵琶, Lute) Solo
Listed as one of ten best ancient Chinese music pieces, "Ambush from Ten Sides"
is famous Chinese classical lute music, which was composed on the basis of the
decisive battle in 202 B.C. between the two armies of
Chu and Han. The whole music gives an incisive and vivid depiction, in the form
of musical narrative, of the fierce, desolate, solemn and stirring scenes of the
battle. The unique techniques of lute performance have been brought into full
play in this music. The whole music is majestic and passionate, sharp in
artistic image, exalting in melody, and extremely thrilling.