Wednesday, October 21, 2009

黄河大合唱 70 Anniversity

The Yellow River Cantata was created 70 years ago.

Here is it piano concerto in its full glory.

The proper starts somewhere in the middle here.


This is another movement from the Yellow River Cantata - Ode to the Yellow River

Piano by LangLang

The Central Orchestra Chorus - Mainland China

From New York


This is a master piece I like. Here are some performances for you to compare.

This is the story of the boatman living on the Yellow River from the Yellow River Cantata.

台北愛樂合唱團、台北市婦女合唱團、國防大學國防管理 學院崇廉合唱團、新愛樂管弦樂團 Taipei

香港中文大學學生會學生合唱團 Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Central Orchestra Chorus, Mainland China

大會堂群聲合唱團+室內合唱團 Hong Kong

Piano concerto by LangLang

How the Yellow River Boatman compare to The Volga Boatmen?

Saturday, October 17, 2009


Elaine Paige

Celine Dion

Susan Boyle

Barry Manilow


Andre Rieu

I like Elaine Paige's interpretation. You?

Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Zhang Liangying

Sarah Brightman

Sinead O'Connor


Elaine Paige

André Rieu

Joan Baez

Karen Carpenter

Olivia Newton-John

I vote for Zhang Liangying. You?

I dream a dream

Susan Boyle

Elaine Paige

Judy Kuhn

Aretha Franklin

Andrea McArdle

Petula Clark

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

Sarah Spiegel

I like Susan Boyle's version. You?

Ave Maria


Andrea Bocelli

Celtic Woman


Andre Rieu

Katherine Jenkins

I prefer Pavarotti's version. Yours?