From the Chinese new music scene.
This morning's show focused on the music of Cheng Si Sum, a Chinese Composer from the 1960's and 1970's. His style reflects his extensive studies in regional operas and ethnic Chinese songs.
This program focuses on the music of the Erhu, one of the most widely used Chinese bow-stringed instruments
Tea Opera - a live recording in Xiamen in 2008 featuring Siberian vocalist Sainkho Namchylak and Dickson Dee, a Hong Kong electronic music artist.
Then we compare two musical traditions in Taiwan - that of the Minnan (Hoklo) people and that of the Aboriginal peoples of the island.
Solo Qin and Zheng.
Tang Dynasty poetry; traditional and modern settings. Followed by Carsick Cars.
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