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Chinese New Years Music

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
12-02-2007
Label:
Barcode:
5019396205529
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
EUCD2055
Chinese New Years Music
Chinese New Years Music

Description

A special album dedicated to the Chinese New Year, a 15 day festival - also known as the Spring Festival - beginning this year on 18th February. Popular and traditional Chinese New Year music from different parts of mainland China as well as Taiwan, Hong Kong and overseas. Also including new compositions especially composed for Chinese New Year celebrations. The album was recorded by the 10-piece, UK-based Heart Of The Dragon Ensemble together with seven musicians from the Beijing National Taditional Music Orchestra. Instruments are guzheng (horizontally-played harp), Dizi (bamboo flute), Erhu (two-stringed fiddle), Pipa (pear-shaped lute), Yangqin (hammered dulcimer), Suona (Chinese oboe), Banhu (Chinese violin), Yue Qin (short-necked lute), Liu Qin (another kind of lute), Daruan (bass lute) and percussion.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Celebration
  3. Lion Dance
  4. Happiness
  5. New Year Is Coming
  6. Feng Yang Drums
  7. Steps High
  8. Fireworks
  9. Tea Picking Girls And Butterfly Dance
  10. Guo Xin Nian
  11. Ying Chun Flowers
  12. Happy Man
  13. Spring Festival
  14. Birds Over The Southern River
  15. Jubilation
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