information anywhere on the Gateway2China web site and beyond ...
Arts and Entertainment:
Traditional Folk or Classical
- John Thompson on the Guqin Silk String Zither, Introduction to this Chinese instrument, with pictures, song lyrics, and information on its place in Chinese culture.
- Gao Hong, Pipa soloist. Includes biography and information on the instrument and upcoming performances.
- San Francisco Guzheng Music Society, Promotes guzheng, a Chinese table harp, and Chinese culture and music.
- Melody of China, Chinese music ensemble based in the San Francisco Bay Area that seeks to promote classical Chinese music.
- Classical Chinese Music, Short introduction to the classical music forms of China.
- China: Classical Music, Contains information on Chinese music in general as well as a few instruments in particular. Also has listings of recordings.
- Li Xiangting, Biography of the artist with audio clips of his music.
- North American Guqin Association, Association introducing, promoting, and exchanging Guqin music.
- Wang Fei Guqin, Guqin performer and instructor. Includes biography, information on the instrument, and music audio.
- Music From China, A musical ensemble that invokes the delicacy and power of both traditional and contemporary Chinese music.
- Erhu Music by George Gao, Erhu player. Biography, news items, audio and video clips, and sales of instruments, sheet music, and recordings.
- Physics of the Erhu, Science on a String: Exploring the physics behind the sound of the erhu.
- The Palace of Zheng: Music of Harmony, A forum of the music and its instruments.