Ich hole meine neuen Noten vorsichtig heraus und zeige sie meiner Geigenlehrerin: Die Originalfassung von “Butterfly Lovers” (梁祝 liáng zhù). The late-imperial legend of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, the Butterfly Lovers--a story as central to Chinese culture as Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is to. Chen / He: Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto +Yan: Street Musician +Zhu: Love in Spring +Zhu / Zhang: Parting of the Newly Wedded. Künstler: Nishizaki.
Butterfly LoversBUTTERFLY LOVERS, chinesische Yue-Oper und tragische Liebes- und Emanzipationsgeschichte, wird im Rahmen von CULTURESCAPES in. Das Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto entstand als Gemeinschaftsarbeit von Chen Gang, einem der führenden Komponisten des modernen China, und. Werkeinführung zu Chens und Hes Butterfly Lovers gespielt vom WDR Sinfonieorchester unter der Leitung von Tung-Chieh Chuang am
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A peal of thunder suddenly rent the air. The next moment, a bolt of lightning hit the grave, breaking it open. Zhu leapt into it.
The storm subsided as quickly as it had started. Then out flew two butterflies, dancing as if they could not believe they were together.
And as the people standing around the grave watched in fascination and bewilderment the two lovely butterfly lovers flew out of sight.
It is an orchestral adaptation of an ancient legend, the Butterfly Lovers. Written for the western style orchestra, it features a solo violin played using some Chinese techniques.
The Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto is written in traditional 5-note technique pentatonic scale , it uses many Chinese melodies, chord structures and patterns.
This gives the piece a distinctive "Chinese" sound, though it uses tonal harmonies. Once released from censorship, it became an embodiment of China in transition.
The work is a common feature in figure skating and in concert halls worldwide. This concerto is now often performed with Chinese instruments playing the violin part, the most common being Erhu , Pipa and Liuqin.
In such cases the soloist is often accompanied by an orchestra consisting of Chinese instruments. He Zhanhao is more widely credited for the composition of the concerto.
However, his main contribution was the famous opening theme while most of the development was in fact written by Chen Gang.
Watch Trailer. Buy on Amazon. Add to List. Ratings: 7. Reviews: 2 users. The Butterfly Lovers Hong Kong adaptation.
Butterfly Lovers Chinese adaptation. Add Cast. With such a romantic love story in Chinese culture, it seems a pity that Chinese people are reluctant to say things like "I love you" to one another.
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TutorMing Blog. Before her departure, she reveals her true identity to the headmaster's wife and asks her to pass a jade pendant to Liang as a betrothal gift.
Liang accompanies his "sworn brother" for 18 miles to see her off. During the journey, Zhu hints to Liang that she is actually a woman. For example, she compares them to a pair of mandarin ducks a symbol of lovers in Chinese culture , but Liang does not catch her hints and does not even have the slightest suspicion that his companion is a woman in disguise.
Zhu finally comes up with an idea and tells Liang that she will act as a matchmaker for him and Zhu's "sister". Before they part, Zhu reminds Liang to visit her residence later so he can propose to marry her "sister".
Liang and Zhu reluctantly part ways at the Changting pavilion. Months later, when Liang visits Zhu, he discovers that she is actually a woman.
They are devoted to and passionate about each other and they make a vow to the effect of "till death do us part". The joy of their reunion is short-lived as Zhu's parents have already arranged for her to marry a wealthy merchant, Ma Wencai.
Liang is heartbroken when he hears the news and his health gradually deteriorates until he becomes critically ill. He dies in office later as a county magistrate.
On the day of Zhu's marriage to Ma, strong winds prevent the wedding procession from escorting the bride beyond Liang's grave, which lies along the journey.
Depressed, Liang dies in office as a county magistrate. On the day Zhu is to be married to Ma, whirlwinds prevent the wedding procession from escorting Zhu beyond Liang's tomb.