Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Phases of the Moon: Traditional Chinese Music

Phases of the Moon collects traditional and contemporary Chinese compositions, including "Moon on High," "Dance of the Yao People," "Purple Bamboo Music," and "Spring on a Moonlit River." A graceful, meditative collection, and a good overview of past and present music from China. ~ AMG

01. The Moon Mirrored in the Pool
02. The Moon on High
03. Days of Emancipation
04. Dance of the Yao People
05. Peking Opera Melody: Flowing Water
06. Tashwayi
07. Spring on the Pamir Plateau
08. Purple Bamboo Melody
09. Dancing in the Moonlight
10. Song of the Herdsmen
11. Spring on the Moonlit River