Dreams of A Chinese Opera II 180g LP
Dreams of A Chinese Opera II 180g LP
Genre: World
Label: Rhymoi Music
Format: 33RPM,

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Dreams of A Chinese Opera II 180g LP

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SKU:
RHYLP64016
UPC:
6950524640166

180g Vinyl LP!

An international success! Listeners and reviewers, who never imagined listening to Chinese Opera and LIKING it, are captivated by these sensitive, colorful orchestrations. Meng Qing Hua's arrangements are brought to life by some of China's greatest living instrumental virtuosos – artists who know the music in its original form and who through their artistry can convey the nuance of every (unsung) word – making new friends for Chinese opera around the globe.

Traditionalists may object that such an approach to Chinese opera dilutes its "purity", that Chinese Opera without SINGING is not Chinese Opera. Or that western instruments are incapable to accurately expressing the nuance of Chinese music. For those listeners, there will always be the recordings and films of Mei Lanfang, Yan Huizhu, Ma Lianliang, but for those listeners wishing to penetrate the "mysteries" of Chinese opera, not merely as an historic artifact but as a living tradition, Dreams Of A Chinese Opera II is the perfect invitation. If Bach can be played on the Guzheng, than certainly the beauty and immortal qualities of Chinese Opera can withstand the addition of a few western instruments!

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • Gatefold jacket with silver foil stamped text

Selections

Side A:

  1. Kunqu Opera: A Jade Hairpin
  2. Ji Opera: Tao Li Mei / Ginseng Girl
  3. Zhejiang Yue Opera: The Butterfly Lovers
  4. Peking Opera: Farewell My Concubine / Sanjiadian

Side B:

  1. Huagu Opera: Woodcutter Liuhai
  2. Huangmei Opera: The Cowherd And The Weaving Maid
  3. Lu Opera: Lady General Mu Takes Command
  4. Chao Opera: Su Liuniang
  5. Cantonese Opera: The Princess Chang Ping
Description

180g Vinyl LP!

An international success! Listeners and reviewers, who never imagined listening to Chinese Opera and LIKING it, are captivated by these sensitive, colorful orchestrations. Meng Qing Hua's arrangements are brought to life by some of China's greatest living instrumental virtuosos – artists who know the music in its original form and who through their artistry can convey the nuance of every (unsung) word – making new friends for Chinese opera around the globe.

Traditionalists may object that such an approach to Chinese opera dilutes its "purity", that Chinese Opera without SINGING is not Chinese Opera. Or that western instruments are incapable to accurately expressing the nuance of Chinese music. For those listeners, there will always be the recordings and films of Mei Lanfang, Yan Huizhu, Ma Lianliang, but for those listeners wishing to penetrate the "mysteries" of Chinese opera, not merely as an historic artifact but as a living tradition, Dreams Of A Chinese Opera II is the perfect invitation. If Bach can be played on the Guzheng, than certainly the beauty and immortal qualities of Chinese Opera can withstand the addition of a few western instruments!

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • Gatefold jacket with silver foil stamped text

Selections

Side A:

  1. Kunqu Opera: A Jade Hairpin
  2. Ji Opera: Tao Li Mei / Ginseng Girl
  3. Zhejiang Yue Opera: The Butterfly Lovers
  4. Peking Opera: Farewell My Concubine / Sanjiadian

Side B:

  1. Huagu Opera: Woodcutter Liuhai
  2. Huangmei Opera: The Cowherd And The Weaving Maid
  3. Lu Opera: Lady General Mu Takes Command
  4. Chao Opera: Su Liuniang
  5. Cantonese Opera: The Princess Chang Ping
ISBN
9787798657012
ASSOC
R
Genre
World
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
Title
Dreams of A Chinese Opera 2
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-10-2019
Release Date
08-20-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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