Like Waves Against the Sand

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All Music Guide - Kurt Keefner
The Jing Ying Soloists consists of five Chinese musicians who play the erhu fiddle, di-zi bamboo flute, pipa lute, yang-quin hammer dulcimer, and percussion. They play as an ensemble on about a third of the tracks; the rest of the time they play one or two at a time. They perform traditional and modern folk music with drama and style. Especially impressive is "Night," with its thundering percussion solos, and "Shenpadei Folksong," whose skillful yang-quin playing sounded remarkably like a piano. Near the end of the album Lam Si Kwam gives us a thrilling imitation of a bird on the di-zi. All the tracks are at least pretty; however, a few are a trifle sedate. Recommended for...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Kurt Keefner
The Jing Ying Soloists consists of five Chinese musicians who play the erhu fiddle, di-zi bamboo flute, pipa lute, yang-quin hammer dulcimer, and percussion. They play as an ensemble on about a third of the tracks; the rest of the time they play one or two at a time. They perform traditional and modern folk music with drama and style. Especially impressive is "Night," with its thundering percussion solos, and "Shenpadei Folksong," whose skillful yang-quin playing sounded remarkably like a piano. Near the end of the album Lam Si Kwam gives us a thrilling imitation of a bird on the di-zi. All the tracks are at least pretty; however, a few are a trifle sedate. Recommended for anyone interested in exploring Chinese music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/12/1995
  • Label: Saydisc
  • EAN: 5013133432520
  • Catalog Number: 325
  • Sales rank: 177,664

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Chinese Martial Arts (1:49)
  2. 2 The Flower Fair (4:25)
  3. 3 The Flowing Streams (8:28)
  4. 4 Night (5:58)
  5. 5 Shenpadei Folksong (4:37)
  6. 6 The Races (3:15)
  7. 7 Love at the Fair (5:09)
  8. 8 Suzhou Scenery (6:02)
  9. 9 The High Moon (10:50)
  10. 10 Like Waves Against Sand (4:38)
  11. 11 Birdsong (3:40)
  12. 12 Legend (6:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jing Ying Soloists Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Gef Lucena Engineer
David Wilkins Engineer
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