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Saturday, March 12, 2016

吳彤 Wu Tong:笙歌 Song of the Seng

This video has subtitle in English and Chinese.

If you enjoy listening to Chinese music, it will be an enjoyable experience for you!

I learned so much about Chinese philosophy and understand the "Seng" instrument from Mr Wu Tong.

Dexterine Ho Soo Miang


【一席YiXi】吳彤 Wu Tong:笙歌 Song of the Seng

Published on Mar 2, 2015

Wu Tong

He is a representative figure of Chinese crossover musician, skilled at creation, singing, and national music instrument performance. He was born in Beijing on Sep. 21, 1971. He graduated from Central Conservatory of Music. In 1992, he formed “Again Band”, the first college rock band in China. In August, 2010, his album “The sound from my heart” was released, in which the album enabled him to win the 2011 Taiwan Golden Melody Awards respectively for Best Lyricist and Best Arranger in the category of Traditional Arts and Music. In February 2010, “Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs of Joy & Peace” enabled him and Ma Yo-Yo et al. to win the 52nd Grammy Awards for Best Classical Crossover Album. He also won the 2011 Golden Horn Awards for the Most Internationally-influential Crossover Singer in China, and the 2012 China Institute’s Annual International Musician Award. He endeavored to seek the common development of the coexistence of Chinese traditional music and world music, always making continuous efforts in international collaboration in crossover music. For many years, he has devoted himself to stage performance, but he always keeps a low profile in his behavior and life.

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