Established by Professor Emeritus Kuo-Huang Han in the s, it gave several national and international concert performances between and Members of the ensemble learn to play assorted authentic Chinese instruments, such as er-hu two-string fiddle , yang-qin hammered dulcimer , pipa long-neck lute , liu qin and yueh-qin small lute , ruan medium lute , dizi bamboo flute , sheng mouth organ and luo-gu percussion instruments. The addition of Chinese music ensemble to the already-flourishing NIU world music curriculum has helped broaden both musical and cultural horizon of our students and the NIU community at large. With the mission of promoting Chinese culture through learning its music tradition, the NIU Chinese Music Ensemble promotes Asian cultural awareness and understanding through this unique performing art and ultimately helps enhance the cultural diversity in the American multicultural society. Individual lessons and group rehearsals make up the major part of the curriculum, and Chinese musical instruments are available for short-term loan on a semester basis.
List of ensemble formations in traditional Chinese music
Chinese Music Ensemble – Music – Carleton College
The concert, scheduled for 3 pm on Sunday in the seat concert hall in Manhattan, features ancient Chinese classical to modern compositions performed on traditional Chinese instruments with western instrument in various settings from solo, small ensembles to the entire full orchestra. Founded in , the Chinese Music Ensemble of New York has grown from a few music lovers presenting Cantonese traditional music to becoming the oldest and largest Chinese orchestra in the United States, said the group on its web page. One of the missions of the group is to spread awareness of Chinese music in the West. Its present members of almost fifty musicians play practically every type of Chinese musical instrument. Xi Focus: Xi urges patriotism among youth, striving for brighter China. People enjoy Labor Day holiday across China. People enjoy reading during Labor Day holiday.
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Such ensembles sometimes play in juxtaposition with melodic ensembles. There are also ensembles that consist solely of drums. Ensembles comprising loud wind instruments including suona , guanzi , sheng , and sometimes also dizi , long straight brass trumpets, or string instruments and the percussion instruments of the luogu ensemble are usually referred to as either guchui literally "drumming [and] blowing" or chuida literally "blowing [and] hitting" ensembles. Such ensembles traditionally perform outdoors, often while marching, for weddings, funerals, or originally military purposes. They include the following:.