Chinese traditional music for plucked- strings features a long history and a unique timbre, as these instruments are the most distinguished among Chinese musical instruments. This concert presents contemporary ensemble pieces as well as pieces composed and arranged by he musicians of the Macao Chinese Orchestra, which fully demonstrate their all-round technical ability and relentless pursuit of music, providing the public an unforgettable evening.

Programme Highlights:

Titles

Solo

Composer/Arranger

“Tranquility” – Plucked and Fingered Strings Ensemble

Li Bochan

“The Ambush” – Pipa and Percussion

Li Chang, Wang Juan
Deng Le, Li Tong, Pipa

Ancient Music
Arr. Li Chang, Wang Juan, Deng Le, Li Tong

“Beautiful Africa” – Yangqin Duet

Chan Hio Iong, Yangqin

Yu Qingzhu, Guo Minqing Arr. Zhang Wenlu

“Fantastic Dreams” – Zhongruan Duet

Lin Jie, Choo Boon Yeow, Zhongruan

Liu Xing

“Conversation” – Liuqin Duet

Wei Qing, Tian Yue
Liuqin

Wei Qing

“Ode to the Yueqin” – Guzheng and Zhongruan Duet

Sou Man Ieong, Guzheng
Lin Jie, Zhongruan

Zhou Yuguo

“News” – Ruan Quartet

Lin Jie, Gaoyinruan
Choo Boon Yeow, Xiaoruan
Tian Yue, Zhongruan
Choo Boon Yeow, Daruan

Zhang Xiaofeng

“Song of Midu Mountain” – Plucked and Fingered Strings
Ensemble

Arr. Wu Tong, Li Cangsang e Hang Xinxing

“Theme Song of the Film’ Pirates of the Caribbean’” – Plucked and Fingered Strings Ensemble

Arr. Wei Qing

“Ebullient Plucked Strings” Plucked and Fingered Strings Ensemble

Wang Danhong

Duration: approximately 1 hour, no intermission

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Last modified: 2018-02-28 09:58

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