Spirits

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Spirits

Catalogue No:

8226901

Discs:

2

Release date:

2nd April 2007

Barcode:

0636943690123

Length:

2 hours 5 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Spirits

East Meets West


 

Ge Xi Mei Ling (Antic Chinese)

Bach, J S:

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Neumann, U:

Love Waltz

Guitar solo

trad.:

Jasmin (Traditional Chinese)

The Last Rose of Summer

Three Variations on Plum Blossom (Traditional Chinese)

Xiao solo

El Noy de la Mare

Guitar solo

Autumn Piece (Traditional Chinese)

Calm Forest (Traditional Danish)

La Filadora (Traditional Catalan)

Guitar solo

Gypsy Air (Traditional Hungarian)

Suwu tending Sheep (Traditional Chinese)

Xiao solo

Down by the Salley Gardens

Believe Me (Traditional English)

Oyoodai (Traditional Japanese)

Moonlight Over the Spring River (Traditional Chinese)

Xiao solo

Vivaldi:

The Four Seasons: Winter - Largo

Zhang Wei-liang:

Wonderful Night


Lars Hannibal (guitar) & Chen Yue (flute)

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When Eastern and Western musical cultures meet, an original blend is created. This CD features the Chinese flautist Chen Yue and the Danish guitarist Lars Hannibal. Coming from different traditions, the two artists decided to see what comes out of the dialogue when musicians from the two traditions play together. The idea was not to try to play like musicians from other parts of the world, but to listen and learn, and try to transfer, what the two musicians have experienced into their own lives and playing.

Chen Yue describes their meeting the following way: “A guitar and a bamboo flute was how we expressed ourselves to each other in music. Mr. Hannibal’s delicate, dynamic and experienced playing led me to the magic world where Western and Oriental cultures are wonderfully blended. When mystic plain Oriental music is mixed with a romantic Western classical style, what do you feel? This is our sincere love for beautiful music!”

Edward Thomas: Desire Under the Elms

Act 1 Scene 1

Act 1 Scene 2

Act 1 Scene 3

Act 2 Scene 1

Act 2 Scene 2

Act 3 Scene 1

Act 3 Scene 2

Act 3 Scene 3

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