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Wu Man & Friends

Wu Man
Release Date: 03/22/2005 
Label:  Trad. Crossroads   Catalog #: 4329  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Wu Man and Friends Acclaimed Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man, known for her collaborations with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Kronos Quartet, Philip Glass and many of the world's great orchestras, here joins forces with musicians from Uganda, Ukraine and the southern Appalachian mountains, an unlikely convergence from disparate corners of the globe that infuses some of the most beloved traditional melodies from these regions with intimate counterpoint and a sparkling energy. A series of lyrical dialogues between the pipa and the banjo, Ukrainian bandura and Ugandan endongo, Wu Man & Friends celebrates the affinity and variety of the world's plucked instruments Wu Man and Friends Acclaimed Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man, known for her collaborations with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Kronos Quartet, Philip Glass and many of the world's great orchestras, here joins forces with musicians from Uganda, Ukraine and the southern Appalachian mountains, an unlikely convergence from disparate corners of the globe that infuses some of the most beloved traditional melodies from these regions with intimate counterpoint and a sparkling energy. A series of lyrical dialogues between the pipa and the banjo, Ukrainian bandura and Ugandan endongo, Wu Man & Friends celebrates the affinity and variety of the world's plucked instruments Read less

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