Concept Composition and Literacy Transmission of the Clarinet Folk Song “Pamir Zhiyin”

JinJiang Hou, Weerayut Seekhunlio


The study focuses on the concept composition and literacy transmission of the clarinet folk song “Pamir Zhiyin,” with a particular focus on the intricate relationship between literacy, education, and cultural transmission within the realm of music. Furthermore, there is a profound connection to the historical development of clarinet music in China, spanning a period of one hundred years. The Tajik minority residing on the Pamir Plateau is known for its significant contribution to the realm of folk music, characterized by the intricate fusion of Western classical methods and Tajik cultural elements. The composer Hu Bi Jing derives creative inspiration from the depiction of Tajik wedding scenes, so capturing the essence of connection inherent in the institution of marriage. This study highlights the importance of education, reading, and the transfer of information in molding the discipline of clarinet playing, improving musical literacy, and promoting cultural transmission in China. The case of “Pamir Zhiyin” serves as a prime illustration of how music serves as a manifestation of cultural variety and collective experiences.


Clarinet, Pamir Zhiyin, Composition, Literacy, Transmission, Education

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