Episode #2765

New Sounds of the Lunar New Year

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Sunday, February 14, 2010

To celebrate Lunar New Year, we'll hear an assortment of works from China, Mongolia, Vietnam, and other countries in the region that mark this annual holiday. Listen to works from David Mingyue Liang, Mei Han, Min Xiao-Fen, and much more. Happy Year of the Tiger!

PROGRAM #2765, Music for Lunar New Year (First aired on Thursday, 2-7-08)





Min Xiao-Fen

Spring, River, Flower, Moon, Night

Han Palace Autumn Moon [7:30]

Asphodel #0974** www.asphodel.com*

The Music of Vietnam

Volume 1.1

Pham Yan Ty: Doc Con Xa [4:00]

Celestial Harmonies #19903 (3 CDs) www.harmonies.com*



Son of Praise To Altai and Changaj [5:00]

Dunya #8005, out of print, but try HMV.co.uk

Mei Han

Outside The Wall

John Oliver: Purple Lotus Bud [18:00]

Za #12 www.asza.com

Korean Kayagum Music


Minsok P’unru [8:30]

King #5144 (Japanese label) Also released under World Music Library, and available on Amazon.com*

Tyler Ramsey

A Long Dream About Swimming Across The Sea

Chinese New Year [2:30]

Echo Mountain Records Download from Amazon.com or Emusic.com

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