Dance of the Golden Snake (Nie, Er)



Sheet Music


PDF scanned by China Medley
Notnd (2009/12/31)

Publisher. Info. China(?): Unknown publisher, n.d.
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General Information

Work Title 金蛇狂舞
Alternative. Title Dance of the Golden Snake
Composer Nie, Er
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEN 1
Key D Shang Pentatone (D五声商调式)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1934
First Publication. 1934
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century

Misc. Comments

  • It is not possible to tell from the notation what instrument this was for.
  • According to Wikipedia this was "arranged from the last fast section of the Jiangnan sizhu piece "Yang Ba Qu" 阳八曲 (Yáng Bā Qǔ, "Yang Eight Tune"), also called Fan Wang Gong 梵王宫 (Fàn Wáng Gōng, "Fa as Mi") or 梵皇宫 (Fàn Huáng Gōng)".