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2005
 
 
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"Der gelungene Gegenentwurf zu 'Lost in Translation'"
Jazzthing, Nov 05-Jan 06

Jazzzeit: Sehr gut
N° 57, 2005

Jazzpodium: "Ob jiddisches Instrumental, Mönchsgesang oder chinesische Marschmusik – die vielfältigen Höreindrücke der 9130er und 1940er Jahre geben einen guten Eindruck von der melancholischen, trotzdem aber vom Gedanken an unbekümmerte Nächte und leichtsinnige Tage beseelten Überlebensstimmung wieder."
February 2006

Fono Forum: Four Stars
March 2006

The Sing Out!: "One of the most fascinating, and lavishly presented, CDs of the year…"
April 2007
 
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English
German
French
Musicians   Compositions
Xing Leyi [vocals]; Duan Aiai [erhu]; Cao Yun [dulcimer]

Old Jazz Band: Zhou Wanrong [trumpet]; Gu Jinlong [saxophone]; Sun Jibin [saxophone]; Zhang Jingyu [piano]; Li Mingkang [bass]; Cheng Yueqiang [drums]

Fumio Yasuda [piano]

Jiangnan Bamboo and Silk Ensemble: Wang Yongji [musical director]; Fang Zhiqiang [erhu]; Zhou Tao [pipa]; Pang Bo'er [dulcimer]; Gao Hai [bamboo flute]; Li Xianggeng [clappers and drums]; Xu Guanling [sanxian]; Zou Derong [erhu]

Brave Old World: Alan Bern [musical director, accordion, piano]; Michael Alpert [vocals, fiddle, guitar]; Kurt Bjorling [clarinet]; Stuart Brotman [bass, trombone]; special guest Roswitha Dasch [violin, guitar]

Li Kangqin [vocals]

Students from Zhong Shan High School [vocals]; Lu Jinlin [conductor]; Zheng Boliang [accordion]

Wang Yongji [musical director]; Li Zhaofang [gaohu]; Xu Guanlong [pipa]; Gao Hai [xiao]; Cao Yun [dulcimer]; Peng Zhengyuan [cello]; Wei Guofan [ruan]

Shellac recordings: Fredo Gardoni, Manuel Puig et leur ensemble, Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra, Toyama Army School Band
  1. A young girl sings "Ye Shanghai" (Shanghai Nights)
[Chen Gexin, Fan Yanqiao]
2. "The moon over a fountain" [A Bing]
3. In the French Concession/Barcarolle from "Tales of Hoffmann"
[J. Offenbach]
4. The Bar at the Peace Hotel in Shanghai - "Slow boat to China"
[Frank Loesser]
5. At the piano bar - "Ye Shanghai" [Chen Gexin]
6. Strolling on the street [trad. music]
7. "Raindrops rattling on the leaves of Bananas"
[trad. Cantonese music, He Liutang?]
8. In the harbour - "Der Weana is'all'weil leger" [J. Schrammel]
9. In the hustle of Bubbling Well Road
10. "Sehnsucht" [Mischa Spoliansky]
11. "Khsidishe nigunim" [trad.]
12. "Dem rebns khosid" [trad.]
13. In Shanghai's Little Vienna - "Frisch gewagt" [J. Schrammel]
14. The refuge for the Jews - "Rozhinkes mit mandlen"
[Abraham Goldfadn]
15. Bells and chants at the Long Hua Temple [trad.]
16. 1937 outbreak of the 2nd Sino-Japanese War, "Nocturne"
[F. Chopin]
17. A young girl hums under the shower - "Ye Shanghai" [Chen Gexin]
18. "Aikoku Koshinkyoku" [Tokichi Setoguchi] and "Graduation Song"
[Nie Er, Tan Han]
19. "Ambush on all sides" [anonym.]
20. "Birds flying back to the woods" [Yi Jianquan]

total time: 70:02

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