Sound & MusicJade Bells and Bamboo Pipes

If you like Chinese or Taiwanese traditional music, then you must not miss Jade Bells and Bamboo Pipes. A favorite of many, this program is listed as one of the top ten shows in 2001, 2005, 2007 and 2009 by Passport to the World Band Radio, a leading shortwave magazine. A vast array of instruments are featured and it is a show that will satisfy your hunger for exotic music.

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13 November, 2019
Carlson Wong

Taipei Zheng Xin Zheng Music Orchestra was founded in 1977 by Prof.Tei-Don Wei, a famous musician from Taiwan. The Orchestra has made more than hundreds of performances, if not thousands, in Taiwan and abroad.

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06 November, 2019
Carlson Wong

Liuxing was born in 1962 and he started to learn yueqin (moon guitar) at the age of twelve. His first edition of Zhongruan Concerto Reminiscences of Yunnan was completed in 1984. Zhongruan, according to sources from the Wikipedia,   is a Chinese plucked string instrument. The zhongruan has a straight neck with 24 frets on the fingerboard and 4 strings.

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30 October, 2019
Carlson Wong

Qian Zhaoxi (1936-2005) had written a large number of musical pieces. Twelve of his works including Primitive Safari that we feature today had been awarded prizes in national and international competitions.

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23 October, 2019
Carlson Wong

Chamber music has had a long history in China. In the Zhou Dynasty more than 2000 years ago, references were made to “room music” which was a kind of music in the back palace.

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16 October, 2019
Carlson Wong

Du Chong graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 1985. He studied dizi under great masters, Lu Chunling (a leading exponent of southern Chinese dizi music) and Zhao Songting (a famous flute player).

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