Album · 2015 · 9 Songs. The Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto (Arr. for Violin & Chinese Orchestra): Adagio cantabile "Falling in Love". By Gang Chen & Zhanhao He. 11:00. 8. for Violin & Chinese Orchestra): Più mosso "Defiance". 11:05.
The eminent violinist Lu Siqing is no stranger to the piece, having performed it all over the world, and he gives it a beautiful rendition here – on a Western violin, with the support of the Taipei Chinese Orchestra conducted by Chung Yiu-Kwong. Lu Siqing is equally proficient on the other pieces collected on the album – by such Western luminaries as Sarasate, Kreisler and Tchaikovsky –whose works have never sounded quite like they do here.
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The Butterfly Lovers. Super Audio Hybrid CD - BIS 2104). So it is here: Chinese violinist Lü Siqing, whose teachers included Yehudi Menuhin, offers a varied program in which the Western pieces are more Chinese than one might think, and vice versa. Lü is accompanied not by a symphony orchestra, but a Chinese orchestra: a large ensemble patterned after the Western orchestra, in sections, but with Chinese instruments.
The Butterfly Lovers is a Chinese legend of a tragic love story of a pair of lovers, Liang Shanbo (梁山伯) and Zhu Yingtai (祝英臺), whose names form the title of the story. The title is often abbreviated to Liang Zhu (梁祝). The story was selected as one of China's Four Great Folktales by the "Folklore Movement" in the 1920s-the others being the Legend of the White Snake (Baishezhuan), Lady Meng Jiang, and The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid (Niulang Zhinü).
The Butterfly Lovers. Vivaldi's the Four Seasons. Sarasate: Violin Showpieces, Vol. 1. Vivaldi: Four Seasons. Vivaldi: 4 Seasons (The). More Si-Qing Lu. Listen to Chen, He: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto - Lu Siqing now. Listen to Chen, He: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto - Lu Siqing in full in the this site app. Play on this site. This vinyl album is a special limited release to celebrate Takako Nishizakis 40th anniversary as a recording artist. One of Japans finest violinists, Ms. Nishizaki was the first student of Shinichi Suzuki, the founder of the famous Suzuki Method of violin teaching. One of the most frequently recorded violinists in the world today, she has been awarded so far no fewer than eight gold and platinum discs in Hong Kong and Taiwan for her various recordings, and been recognized for her contribution to the promotion of Chinese music outside China with the Golden Violin Prize.
The Butterfly Lovers Concerto, composed in 1959 and said to be the most recorded music in China, is based on melodies derived from an operatic tale of star-crossed lovers. Printed in China, this lovely concerto is scored for violin with accompaniment transcribed for piano.
|1||The Butterfly Lovers|
|2||The River Waters|
|3||Three Variations Of Plum Blossom|
|4||Autumn Moon Over Plain Lake|
|5||Autumn Moon Over The Han Palace|
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