in love with Bayan.
It is a flickering fairy.
It performs the sound of nature in the wind, gliding joyfully,
like the edelweiss in early summer. The white and black
keys wonderfully blends the harmony of falling and rising,
the contrast of lightness and heaviness as well as the balance
of passion and calmness.
It has life.
The rhythm of the bellow just like lip's moving, the music
flowed gracefully that represents the susurrus of the instrument.
When you close your eyes, you can even feel the reed's lightly
sliding in the melodious music, exactly accompanying your
It has an improvisational spirit.
Whatever the light acompaniment or the pearlescent main
instrument, the special timbre of bayan always keeps its
unique character. A bayan can work as a band, with its loudness,
harmony, rhythm and speed combined perfectly. Its beautiful
voice is lightsome and unvarnished, while also with a changeful
expression and flickering movement.
So we invite the bayan to be our traveling companion, for
a journey full of love and fantasy around the world. Only
through the bayan can the various sceneries, every culture
and every scenario be demonstrated well.
In fact, the bayan has begun its journey around the world
since teh early 17th century. Dhristian Friedrich Buschmann,
an instrument maker, installed the portable keyboard with
the bellows and reeds, which were like its wings and heart.
Just like a singing bird, the hand aeonline left Berlin
and gained compliments and love from people all over the
The history of the bayan's development almost exists in
every country and district, namely there is always a time
of change recorded through the bayan. The Europeans left
their hometown to find the new land with their favorite
instruments. When the west wind with sand blowing fiercely
in the vast American land, in one moment the Italians who
were playing the bayan probably brought to mind the sunny
orangery in Naples.
The mode of bayan has been modified and ornamented endlessly
in the recent two hundred years. They are bandoneon, accordion,
bayan with whole-tone scale, chromatic scale and now even
MIDI. Not only can the bayan play some music specially written
for it but express the pieces for other instruments also.
It is unique for it can perform the single note and the
harmony at the same time.
This recording is a peculiar HiFi album which is characterized
by bayan as the main instrument. The unusual timbre of bayan
is like a fantastic material which could become delicious
food if being cooked properly, or would be lost in blankness
and weakness. Many people think it is an intractable task
to produce a bayan album, but we are ready for this challenge.
Tweleve beautiful songs are selected from Italy, Spain,
France, Russia, Ireland and China which are imbued with
these countries' charming spirits, and exhibited the beauteous
sceneries as well. The fervency and charm of "Kalinka"
and "Mayila", the amorousness of "La Paloma"
and "Amor", the sorrow of "The Last Rose
of Summer" as well as the elegance and fragrance of
"La Vie En Rose", every song is pleasing and joyful.
Every arrangement is written for bayan while every one is
distinctive. In this album, bayan is a singer, a relater,
a traveler and fantast. The bayan presents us twelve lively
and delicate shows through cooperating with other distinctive
instuments of different countries and each perfomance is
a great wonder.
In "Torna A Surriento", the tranquil byan and
tender cello showed the unique scenery of the little port
"Happy Time" used seven instruments and exhibited
the sunny and happy life of Ireland.
The bayan and baritone saxophone in "La Vie En Rose"
sounds like sighs of different people, being so beautiful
The clear tweedle of "Under The Silvery Moonlight"
exhibited a sweet and fragile dreamland.
"Crab Tree" showed us classic music and the clean
sound of bayan would softly touch your heart.
The excellent performances of top musicians endow the music
nimbus and life. The young bayan player, Zhang Weiyi, has
ever won the best place for Chinese in accordion concert-soloists
of CITTA DI CASTLEFIDARDO in Italy. The recording used the
PIGINI bayan from Italy, which is called teh Stradivari
in bayan and has been famous for its unique peretrability
and resonance for nearly sixty years.
The panflute price Du Cong, the top tumpet player Ou Cuifeng
and the saxophonist Du Yinjiao cooperated to create a splendid
recording. For the pure Caribbean atmosphere, the recording
also invited a Venezuela musican, then the Chinese and western
music combine to show us a fantastic musical world.
For keeping the high quality of Rhymoi Music, this album
featured well-known recording engineer of Asia, Li Xiaopei,
who oversaw this recording made in 480 square meters professional
studio of CCTV. Furthermore, this recording was shipped
to the professional group of JVC in Japan for postproduction,
which is a guarantee of authenticityand integrity of the
Listening to this album, the warm sound of the bayan really
awakens the infinite yearnings for the elapsing time of