Exploring Solo/Small Ensembles Series #17


Chung Hsien Wu: Diudiu and his Tongzi

Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra / Chun-Yi Liu / National Recital Hall, Taipei, Taiwan 2014.5.3

Diudiu was an orphan boy born in Yilan, Taiwan. Tongzi were the copper coins that he wore around his neck. Diudiu is a spirited child and especially enjoyed playing with his copper coins, tossing them and watching as they collide and fly about. It is nighttime and he misses his parents whom he has never met…

(Translation: Kiah Mok Goh / Edit: Patty Chan)