Articles in the Music Category
This masterpiece soon became popular since its debut in 1939. World-renowned singers, such as John Denver (as shown at the top), Paul Robertson, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, and lots of others, have this song as a reserved track, singing all over the world. Conservatoire de Paris included this song into its Oriental Music curriculum.
This is a touching song, but also a moving story. This song, everyone can sing; the story, not many people know.
This music is my favorite piece among the “Top 10 Chinese Classic Music” (the 6th one). In 2008, this music was used in the Opening Ceremony of Beijing 2008 Olympic games.
since 1925, this music is renamed as “A Moonlit Night on the Spring River”, which is the name of a poem from Tang Dynasty by Zhang Ruoxu. Unlike infamous poets such as Li Bai, who had written thousands of good poems, Zhang Ruoxu has only two poems documented. However, one is enough, he does not need many.
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something special: Hulusi duet by two American girls
In the video above, the two girls playing hulusi duet are sisters from California, USA. Meilin and Sulin Gray’s mother is a Chinese. When Meilin was 13, she made a bold decision herself to come to China and learn Chinese and Chinese culture.
Grown up an active Californian girl, Meilin is gifted in performance art. She can sing both English and Chinese songs; she can play both western and Chinese instruments; she can sing both Peking opera and Shaoxing …
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Colorful Clouds Chasing the Moon
In 1932, Ren Guang, a great Chinese musician, was the director of programme department of record company EMI (Shanghai). At that time, together with another famous Chinese musician Nie Er, he wrote a number of Chinese orchestral music for an album by EMI Chinese orchestra. “Colorful clouds chasing the moon” is one of them, composed in 1935.
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Those beautiful paintings in this vid is batik art (wax-resist dyeing by southwestern minority Ethnics: Miao, Buyi, Yao, etc.)
Ciocarlia – The Sky Lark from Romania
The Skylark (Ciocarlia) is a famous Romanian folk tune. It’s very well known around the globe as well as in China. Its fast delightful rhythm describes a scene that skylark flies high and free in the sky. It’s one of the best music about birds, and perhaps the most famous around the world。 You’re view it on youtube here.
In 1950s, Romanian …