Violin Concerto Butterfly Lovers, and Erhu Concerto Butterfly Lovers

Some peacefull music to start the week on a right track!! Enjoy 🙂

falling in love....with arts

My last few posts on the Yellow River and the art and music related to the Mother River of the Chinese people, have stimulated me to search for more…more contributions from Chinese composers to music in the Western world.

 Violin Concerto Butterfly Lovers

I am happy to introduce to you a very famous Violin Concerto Butterfly Lovers, composed by two music students in 1959.  Please enjoy the music performed by Lu Si-qing, a well known violinist in China.

I hope you all like the music and the performance.  Wikipedia actually has a very detailed description how this violin concerto was composed.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterfly_Lovers’_Violin_Concerto

The Music

“The Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto (Traditional Chinese: 梁祝小提琴協奏曲; Simplified Chinese: 梁祝小提琴协奏曲) is one of the most famous modern works of Chinese music. It is an orchestral adaptation of an ancient legend, the Butterfly Lovers. Written for the western…

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