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GAO: Shuo Shu Ren / Distant Voices / Cello Sonata No. 2


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GAO: Shuo Shu Ren / Distant Voices / Cello Sonata No. 2

The music of the contemporary Chinese composer and pianist Gao Ping, now resident in New Zealand, draws its inspiration from his native folklore, the oral tradition of story-telling familiar from his childhood in Sichuan, and Chinese poetry. The composer himself writes: “I have always thought of myself as a story-teller of sorts, but in place of words I use music.” The second of the Two Soviet Love Songs for Vocalizing Pianist, a hugely entertaining homage to Shostakovich, interweaves the Russian\ folk song Katyusha with fragments of the Scherzo of the Russian composer’s Tenth Symphony and Youman’s Tea for Two.

Gao, Ping

  Shuo Shu Ren (The Storyteller)
1.   I. Overture 00:02:35
2.   II. Monologue I 00:03:02
3.   III. Tale I 00:06:11
4.   IV. Monologue II 00:03:26
5.   V. Tale II 00:08:37
6.   VI. Epilogue 00:04:21
  Distant Voices
7.   I. Nostalgia 00:04:22
8.   II. Love Song from Kangdin 00:02:46
9.   III. Blue Flower 00:06:58
  Cello Sonata No. 2, "Departure"
10.   I. — 00:03:57
11.   II. — 00:04:05
12.   III. Intermezzo 00:02:12
13.   IV. — 00:06:11
14.   V. — 00:04:23
  2 Soviet Love Songs
15.   No. 1. Evenings in Suburban Moscow 00:03:07
16.   No. 2. Katyusha: Homage to D. Shostakovich 00:02:29

Total Playing Time: 01:08:42

Gao, Ping

Pyramide Ensemble

Gao, Ping; Jehli, Anita

Label: Naxos

Series: 21st Century Classics

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental; Vocal

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.557678

Barcode: 0747313267828

Physical Release: 06/2006

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