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Soliloquy at Cold Mountain Temple / China National SO

China National Symphony Orchestra; Li Xin Cao, Con
Release Date: 08/01/2006 
Label:  Channel Classics   Catalog #: 80406  
Composer:  Bao Yuan-KaiDing Hsiao LiWu Zu QiangHsu Zhen Ming,   ... 
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Channel Classics Records is delighted and honoured to introduce new state of the art recordings together with the best of Chinese traditional and western style instrumentalists. This series is called Channel of China. This new technology of superior sound in stereo or multichannel is an important step for the Chinese listener and audiophile who are interested in quality sound and performance. Bower & Wilkins have supplied their wonderful 805 series speakers. Van den Hul of the Netherlands have dontated their top of the line cables to assist in maintaining the highest standard for these recordings. The China National Symphony Orchestra is China's premier professional symphony orchestra. Founded in 1956 as the Central Philharmonic Orchestra Read more of China, the ensemble reconstructured and renamed the China National Symphony Orchestra (CNSO) in 1996. From its earliest days, the CNSO has taken the lead in cultivating the performance and appreciation of symphonic music in China. The CNSO's charter gives it a central role in raising professional standards and popularizing orchestral repertoire in China. In addition, it is also extremely active in supporting music education and teacher training, as well as encouraging and promoting the composition of new Chinese orchestral works. The CNSO fulfills a significant role in enhancing the reputation of Chinese music making internationally. The orchestra has worked consistently to earn its place on the international stage and to promote musical and artistic exchanges with China and abroad. This release makrs the 50th anniversary of the orchestra, and is the first recording that will be commercially available in the West. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Girls from Mt. Alishan by Bao Yuan-Kai
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
2. Songtseyala by Ding Hsiao Li
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
3. Riddle - Guessing Song by Bao Yuan-Kai
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
4. Moon Reflection on the Twin-Spring Lake by Wu Zu Qiang
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
5. Peacock Fans Its Tail by Bao Yuan-Kai
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
6. Journey beyond Xikou by Bao Yuan-Kai
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
7. Soliloquy at Cold Mountain Temple by Hsu Zhen Ming
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra
8. Overture no 2 by Guan Xia
Conductor:  Li Xin Cao
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Symphony Orchestra

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