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“Jasmine Flower” (茉莉花)

December 7th, 2011 No comments

Yu Hongmei 于红梅 Erhu 二胡
Zhao Cong 赵聪 Pipa 琵琶
Chen Yue 陈悦 Dizi 笛子
Ji Wei 吉炜 Guzheng 古筝

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“飞天乐舞” by 赵聪 (Zhao Cong on pipa) and 陈曦 (Chen Xi on violin)

August 5th, 2011 No comments

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“南海姑娘” (“South China Sea Girl”)

January 10th, 2011 No comments

“南海姑娘” (“Girl from South China Sea”)
赵聪 (Zhao Cong) on 琵琶 (pipa)
秦万民 (Qin Wanmin) on 吉他 (guitar)



(Tudou.com version)

在那遥远的地方 (In That Distant Place), a Pipa, Erhu, and Dizi trio

August 14th, 2010 No comments

在那遥远的地方 (In That Distant Place) is a very popular folk song written in 1939. Over the years, this song has taken on many forms. Chinese, old or young, all know it. Below is a composition by 马九越 using the pipa, dizi, and erhu instruments.

Occasionally I get asked what are some Chinese values. This is an example, I think. My grandparents, my parents, and people of my generation all know this song well. If you look around China, there is this pattern of cross generational connection. Reaching back and smoothing out the generational gap within society is the value. “In that distant place” in Chinese “New Age” style:
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月舞 (Moon Dance), an 二胡 (erhu) and 琵琶 (pipa) duet

May 24th, 2010 No comments


(二胡 (erhu) by 于紅梅 (Yu Hong-Mei). 琵琶 (pipa) by 趙聰 (Zhao Cong))