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在梅边 (Beside the Plum Blossom) by 王力宏 (Wang LiHong)

March 10th, 2010 2 comments

What happens when you mesh up American style rap with an opera written roughly 500 years ago?  This song, “在梅边” (“Beside the Plum Blossom”) by 王力宏 (Wang LiHong) draws inspiration from 牡丹亭 (The Peony Pavilion), a play written by Tang Xianzu during the Ming Dynasty(1368 to 1644) using the 昆曲 (Kunqu) style opera and music.
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