Chinese DreamsWANG LUOBIN (1913-1996): In that place wholly faraway (arr. Zhang Zhao [b.1964]), DU MINGXIN (b.1928): Ballet Suite The Mermaid (arr. Wu Zuqiang [b.1927]), WANG YU SHI (1928-2009): Sunflower (arr. Lin Eryao [b.1939]), ABRAM CHASINS (1903-1987): 3 Chinese Pieces, CYRIL SCOTT (1879-1970): Lotus Land, Op. 47/1, WALTER NIEMANN (1876-1953): Alt-China: 5 Traumdichtungen, Op. 62, REN GUANG (1900-1941): Silver Clouds Chasing the Moon, Yunnan and Sichuan Folksongs arr. Chu Wanghua [b.1941], Hunan and Shanxi Folksongs arr. Wang Jianzhong [1933-2006].
Catalogue Number: 06V069
Label: Ars Produktion
Reference: ARS 38 566
Description: Piano pieces by contemporary Chinese composers based on traditional folk songs as well as works by Western composers inspired by China, especially the 20-minute suite by the German Niemann whom we’ve heard over the past two decades with Japanese, Spanish and American pieces (on BIS, Hyperion and Cambria respectively). Lydia Maria Bader (piano).