Taoist Music Orchestra of Shanghai: Chinese Taoist Music (Arc/Elite)

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Taoist Music Orchestra: Qupai Lianzou (Qupai legato)
Taoist Music Orchestra of Shanghai: Chinese Taoist Music (Arc/Elite)

With bamboo flute, erhu (two stringed fiddle) simple drum, dulcimer, lute and bells, this ensemble bring back to life ancient Taoist music in a modern style and evoke a more ancient world, a spiritual one of contemplation and internal focus.

These pieces are either marvellous miniatures or extended pieces with evocative titles: Incense Hymn, Wind Through the Pines, Jade Hibiscus.

Not to everyone's taste I am sure, but quite elegant nonetheless.

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