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Learning the guzheng (古筝)

I’ve been learning the guzheng (古筝) since June 2014. So, it has been about a year since then. I was inspired to learn to play this instrument because of this Chinese drama that was part of my childhood, My Fair Princess (还珠格格). 163 more words

Chinese

Guzheng video

This is a fantastic video of a Guzheng being played. it is entitled “Spring River Flower Moon Night”:

Inspirational Music

Chine (IV) - musique classique

Il existe une longue tradition de musique classique chinoise, datant de l’époque impériale. Que ce soit en ensemble ou en solo, les lettrés ont exploré les possibilités de leurs instruments, créant une musique souvent très contemplative. 73 more words

Pays/Asie

Mid-term Report: Challenges and Lessons Learned

Picture from the Chinese New Year Banquet. Photoshopped flowers are courtesy of Linda in the admin office

Jack’s Farewell Dinner with new friends and old… 2,891 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

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This week’s theme is Express Yourself – problem is that I have been very busy lately so that I did not have any chance to express myself as good as I would have like in the blog. 129 more words

Travel

This is what I sound like composing in my sleep

https://paralleleverything.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/expelled-v1.mp3

This is exactly the kind of music I can write without thinking – full blocky chords with simple melodic fragments sprinkled here and there. It’s pretty simplistic… 288 more words

Classical Music