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[30 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 1,243 views]
What the Pipa Says: New Age Chinese Music

I am a big New Age music fan. My favorite musician is Yanni. Among Asian New Age musicians, Kitaro is one of the best. However, although New Age music is very popular in China, Chinese musicians have not achieved major success in this relatively new genre, yet, comparing to their famous foreign peers.

There are several promising young musicians who are trying to make some China voice in this field. Li Hai is one of them.

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[4 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | 869 views]
My Nostalgia – Contemporary Chinese Music Masterpiece

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Best of Chinese contemporary music ?
Composed in 1937 by Ma Si-Cong, this music is considered as  one of the earliest and best contemporary Chinese music. Although it’s not as famous as the other two, this music, together with “Moon reflected on Second Spring” and “Butterfly Lovers”, was often introduced as the representatives of Chinese contemporary music.
For the Chinese people overseas (for whatever reason, immigrants, study, travel, etc.), this music is particularly touching, not only …