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Music Monday – Yellow River Piano Concerto by Lang Lang 朗朗: 黄河钢琴协奏曲

Following China’s wonderful performances at the London Olympics, I thought I’d share with you a relatively modern piece from China, in celebration. The Yellow_River_Piano_Concerto, is played by the hugely talented and popular  Lang_Lang, probably the world’s most famous pianist right … Continue reading

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Author Dialogue 4: With Zee Gorman, a Dreamy, Driven Fantasy Writer

Junying: I met Zee recently via Twitter, and very quickly I found out that we have a lot in common in our backgrounds, certainly sharing the Aries traits for adventure and strong creative thrust. We both came from China and … Continue reading

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When I Was Born

The early 1960s witnessed a major economic downturn in the aftermath of several natural disasters striking all over China. The bad weather and the withdrawal of Soviet aid were officially blamed, while power struggles at the top were played out … Continue reading

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Music Under the Red Sun

Revisiting Beijing Tian’anMen in 2005      The East Is Red! “The East is red, the sun has risen,                                China has produced Mao Zedong! He … Continue reading

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