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Willow spirit song

CD

Willow spirit song : folksongs of the orient / Shu-Cheen Yu, Sinfonia Australis, Antony Walker.

  • Published by ABC Classics [4722232] — 1 CD (63 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 959 — Available for loan

Out of Print

This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Arirang; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 8 sec.
Bengawan Solo; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 15 sec.
Bride visits her old home; arr. Julian Yu 2 mins, 17 sec.
Burung kakak tua; arr. Julian Yu 2 mins, 51 sec.
Cradle song; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 2 sec.
Fairy maiden scatters flowers; arr. Julian Yu 4 mins, 40 sec.
Four season reminiscences; arr. Julian Yu 4 mins, 44 sec.
In springtime; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 8 sec.
Land of beauty; arr. Julian Yu 5 mins, 3 sec.
On the Song-Hua River; arr. Julian Yu 4 mins, 8 sec.
Pastoral song; arr. Julian Yu 3 min, 19 sec.
Red bean poem; arr. Julian Yu 4 min, 9 sec.
Sakura; arr. for soprano voice with orchestra Julian Yu 3 mins, 39 sec.
Singing maiden from afar; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 20 sec.
Song of the Yangtze River; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 35 sec.
White lotus; arr. Julian Yu 3 mins, 41 sec.
Why are the flowers so red?; arr. Julian Yu 4 mins, 15 sec.

Product details

Duration: 63 min.

Contents note: The singing maiden from afar / trad., arr. He Lu Ting, arr. Julian Yu -- In springtime / He Lu Ting, arr. Julian Yu -- Why are the flowers so red? / trad., arr. Lei Zhen Bang, arr. Julian Yu -- A land of beauty / Suhail Rana, arr. Julian Yu -- Bengawan Solo (Solo River) / Gesang Martohartono, arr. Julian Yu -- Burung kakak tua (The parrot) / trad., arr. Julian Yu -- White lotus / attributed Phuangroy Sanitwang, arr. Julian Yu -- Red bean poem / Liu Xue An, arr. Julian Yu -- Four season reminiscences / trad., arr. Julian Yu -- Pastoral song / trad., arr. Julian Yu -- On the Song-Hua River / Zhang Han Hui, arr. Julian Yu -- Arirang / trad., arr. Julian Yu -- Cradle song / trad., arr. Julian Yu -- Sakura (Cherry blossom) / trad., arr. Julian Yu -- The fairy maiden scatters flowers / anon., arr. Julian Yu -- The bride visits her old home / anon., arr. Julian Yu -- Song of the Yangtze River / Wang Shi Guang, arr. Julian Yu.

Features 17 Asian folk songs arranged and orchestrated by Julian Yu.

Capture session: Recorded in Euguene Goossens Hall, ABC, Sydney, between 22-29 November 2001.

Performers: Shu-Cheen Yu (soprano) ; Sinfonia Australis ; Antony Walker (conductor) ; Cantillation (chorus: Bengawan solo, Pastoral song, Song of the Yangtze River).

Liner notes include songs texts (in original language and English translation), programme notes and notes on the performers and Julian Yu.


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