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Traditional Chinese music concert held in NCPA

01-31-2011 08:42 BJT

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When it comes to folk songs, most Chinese will reminisce of familiar tunes like "Moon-lit Night for Spring River", "The Moon Reflected on the Er-quan Spring" or "The Butterfly Lovers." These favorites and more were presented at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing during a traditional Chinese music concert on Monday.

The folk instruments music performance named "Moon-lit Night For Spring River" used its graceful tune and flowing rhythm to transport the audience to the scene of a beautiful night in East China.

Percussion instruments and lute performance called "House of Flying Daggers" also painted a grand scene. While vertical bamboo flutes and Chinese Zithers called "Guzheng"reminded some of an old Chinese story that tells of the great friendship between Zhong Ziqi and Yu Boya, a famous couple who got to know each other deeply through the music.

The concert featured 13 programs that combine all the folk works together, demonstrating
the paintings, dance and music performance to fully show the embedded Chinese culture
over thousands of years.

Audience Member, said, "The music is so beautiful that I feel our traditional music is really well learned by those musicians. "

Audience Member, said,"I love the music called "House of Flying Daggers", the scene of a battlefield seems to be just before my eyes."

Along with the great music presented, the stage design was also carefully done to match the music.

The concert featured 13 programs that combine all the folk works together, demonstrating the paintings, dance and music performance to fully show the embedded Chinese culture over thousands of years.


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