The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto

Marco Polo: 8225980

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The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto


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27th Sept 2010




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The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto

50th Anniversary Special Edition

Chen Gang:

Violin concerto No. 1 'Butterfly lovers'

Takako Nishizaki (violin)

Shanghai Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Fan Chengwu

Xian Xing-hi:

Yellow River Piano Concerto

Yin Chengzong (piano)

Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper

DVD Video


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DVD plus bonus CD

DVD - Filmed in West Lake, Huangzhou.

The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto was written in 1958 by He Zhanhao and Chen Gang, and is here presented on a 24k gold CD.

Musically the concerto is a synthesis of Eastern and Western traditions, although the melodies and overall style are adapted from traditional Chinese Opera

“Violinist Takako Nishizaki has a fine technique allied to good taste and sensitive all-around musicianship. She has made a career pursuing interesting and unusual repertoire, much of which has appeared on the Naxos/Marco Polo labels. Perhaps her most famous "discovery" was The Butterfly Lovers concerto.” Classics Today

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