Music Jade Bells and Bamboo Pipes

Jade 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.

What's On

27 August, 2014
Chinese Piano Works

What happens when East meets West? Listen to this week’s Jade Bells and Bamboo Pipes as Shi Shu-cheng, a famous mainland Chinese pianist plays piano p ...more

20 August, 2014
Tea Music

The two composers for the album Drunk in Tea are Ping Yuan and Hou Muren. Ping Yuan was born in 1962 and is one of the youngest class-two composers in ...more

13 August, 2014
Chinese Folk Songs by Zhou Chenglong

For decades, Zhou Chenglong has made numerous trips to the pastoral area, mountain area and rural area of mainland China. These trips gave him inspira ...more

06 August, 2014
Guzheng by Ren Fei

Guzheng is a Chinese plucked zither and this week’s performer is Ren Fei. At the age of 12, she won the Da Feng Cup National Zheng Competition in main ...more

30 July, 2014
Modern Guzheng Creation

The guzheng is a traditional Chinese musical instrument dating as early as the Warring States Period (475 to 221 BCE). The modern guzheng has 21 strin ...more

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