二胡 Erhu Masterclass – 江河水 (Running River) by Song Fei 宋飞

Demonstrated and interpretated(in Chinese) by Song Fei, one of the ace erhu artists in China. An excerpt from her most popular video instruction set(Released in 2000, low-resolution VCD, for ordering pls contact www.huain.com). Excellent opportunity to see the great artist descending from the ivory tower and appearing in an informal setting… Full-length play starts at […]

Traditional Chinese Music, Song From Shandong:Erhu(二胡):Lei Qiang

This song, Song From Shandong, is from the CD – Chinese Traditional Erhu Music Vol. 2. I recommend this CD to anyone interested in traditional Erhu. The Erhu player is the very well known and highly regarded Lei Qiang. For those people not familiar with the Erhu, this CD is a great introduction to the […]

Erhu – Ballad of North Henan Province 豫北叙事曲

Performed by Yu Hongmei 于红梅 Yu Hongmei’s Offical Website – http://yuhongmei.com/ Associate Professor of Department of Traditional Chinese Music, the Central Conservatory of Music (CCM); Guest Soloist of the China Central Chinese Orchestra; Guest Professor at the University of Calgary, Canada. Yu Hongmei began her erhu study at the age of eight, and she studied […]

Traditional Chinese Music; 瑶族 舞曲-Dancing Song of the Yao Tribe

This piece is called “Dancing Song of the Yao Tribe” and is the first track on the CD “Masterpieces of Chinese Traditional Chinese Music (Chinese Instrumental Ensemble)”. The CD is still “in-print” and I recommend it highly. Simply a fantastic recording produced by Wang Sheng Di. The recording features Chen Jiebing on Erhu. I do […]

Chinese Music – Erhu Instrumental, 沂蒙山 YiMeng Mountains: 严洁敏(Yan Jiemin)

Composer and musician Yan Jiemin is is an associate professor at China’s Central Conservatory of Music. Known globally, she is a highly respected musician performing many genres of music. This production combines traditional Chinese theme and composition with a New Age production style, therefore I refer to this recording as being Chinese New Age Cross-Over […]