Tag: China

Thursday, February 23rd, 2016-Echoes Program 1708D

Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

World fusion took on classical dimensions when Yo-Yo Ma formed his acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble. He brought together musicians and composers from around the world to create a new dialogue in a hybrid cultural sound. We talk with Ma and other members of the ensemble.

Wu Man in Echoes Podcast

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/EchoesPodcast-WuMan.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHear this interview in the Echoes Podcast here or download it from iTunes. The pipa is a Chinese lute, shaped like a teardrop with a course of deeply fretted strings that are played with fingernails. Wu Man is the Yo-Yo Ma of this instrument. And she’s…