Ecstatic Drumbeat

£13.00

An exciting collaboration between Evelyn Glennie and the Taipei Chinese Orchestra has resulted in this recording of newly composed pieces for percussion and Chinese orchestra. Unique arrangements of other works, originally for percussion and Western symphony orchestra, are also featured. Doubtless a new sound-world to many, the Chinese orchestra provides a broad and distinctive range of sounds unobtainable on Western instruments. This fascinating CD displays those sounds in all their resplendent glory.

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Description

An exciting collaboration between Evelyn Glennie and the Taipei Chinese Orchestra has resulted in this recording of newly composed pieces for percussion and Chinese orchestra. Unique arrangements of other works, originally for percussion and Western symphony orchestra, are also featured. Doubtless a new sound-world to many, the Chinese orchestra provides a broad and distinctive range of sounds unobtainable on Western instruments. This fascinating CD displays those sounds in all their resplendent glory.

Track Listing
  1. Yiu-Kwong Chung: Concerto for Percussion and Chinese Orchestra, Movement I: The Moon’s Lament
  2. Yiu-Kwong Chung: Concerto for Percussion and Chinese Orchestra, Movement II: I Believe
  3. Yiu-Kwong Chung: Concerto for Percussion and Chinese Orchestra, Movement III: Heading For
  4. Keiko Abe: Prism Rhapsody
  5. Živković: Born to be Wild
  6. Toshiro Mayuzumi: Concertino for Xylophone and Orchestra, Movement I: Allegro Vivace
  7. Toshiro Mayuzumi: Concertino for Xylophone and Orchestra, Movement II: Adagietto
  8. Toshiro Mayuzumi: Concertino for Xylophone and Orchestra, Movement III: Presto
  9. Yiu-Kwong Chung: Emperor Qin Crushing the Battle Formations
Artists

Solo Percussion: Evelyn Glennie & Tsung-Hsin Hsieh
Solo Suona: Tzu-You Lin
Conductors: En Shao & Yiu-Kwong Chung
Taipai Chinese Orchestra

Label

BIS BIS-SACD-1599

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