DEBEN BHATTACHARYA, traditional
ARC MUSIC - World music
Musical Explorers - Taiwan Silk & Strings (CD/DVD)
Spring River, Flowery Moon
High Mountain, Flowing Stream
Spring Morning in Yangmingshan
‘Ta Pu Pu Kao’
Fishing Dance ‘P’u-yu-wu’
Coloured Ribbon Dance
Playing the Flute on the River Bank ‘Chiang-kan-y’eh-ti’
The recordings on this album were made in Taiwan in 1973 when mainland China was undergoing the destruction and upheaval of the Cultural Revolution. Musical Explorer Deben Bhattacharya was fascinated by the traditional Chinese culture he found in Taiwan. The accompanying film includes not just music, but other traditional arts and crafts.
Total playing time: CD: 44:01 min., DVD: 27 min. approx.