Canton Landscape 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.