Claremont McKenna College

February 06, 06

Vol. 21 , No. 06   

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Music from the Grasslands of Inner Mongolia
SU LI, cello
DU ZHAOZHI, composer and piano
SU JIE, piano
SUOYILA, soprano
LUNCH 11:45 a.m., PROGRAM 12:15 p.m.

A delegation of musicians from Xiamen University and Sujian, led by nationally renowned Professors Du Zhaozhi and Su Li, will present a concert of traditional and modern songs and music from Inner Mongolia. This concert includes Mountain Songs that have recently been recognized as a National Treasure by the United Nations.

Professors Du and Su will talk about the music—the origins and significance of each piece—prior to the performance.

This is a rare opportunity to hear distinctive ethnic music from China performed by professional artists inspired by the particular styles of Inner Mongolia.

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