Canton Landscape composed by Traditional. Arranged by Wang. For woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, horn in F, and bassoon (substitute bass clarinet)). Grade 5. Score and set of parts. Duration 3 minutes, 30 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.16837).
Cantonese music has widely influenced the cultures of China and Southeast Asia. This arrangement is based on ancient music from the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1126) dynasties. It portrays wild geese playing in beautiful marshes and flying in blue skies. The ancient poets often wrote about wild geese, believing they represented peace and freedom.