Dragon Boat Telling and Singing
2011.03.23

     

  

  Originated during the Qing Dynasty and popular in Shunde and Guangzhou Dialect area, the aria of the Dragon Boat Telling and Singing of Shunde is considered as the orthodox. Accompanied by the beats of gong and drum, the folk artist composed rhythmic ballads named “Dragon Boat” and sang them. Gradually this art form changed into a kind of tune of the Cantonese Opera.