Poetic Melody from Hangzhou

November 7, 2020 - 7:00pm
Virtual

A special concert to celebrate the Center for Buddhist Studies third anniversary, featuring He-Yi 何怡, Vocal & Guqin (Chinese Zither). 

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Date/Time in Arizona:           
Nov. 7, 2020, 7 pm - 8 pm (MST)

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Supported by:

Lingyin Temple, Hangzhou, China

Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series, Center for Buddhist Studies, University of Arizona

American Culture & Ideas InitiativeFred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona

Poetry CenterCollege of Humanities, University of Arizona

Department of East Asian Studies, College of Humanities, University of Arizona

Program:

  1. “Ding Feng Bo” 定風波 (Calming Wave and Wind), lyrics by Su Shi 蘇軾 (1037-1101),Hangzhou Mayor, composed by Jin Wei, 3’30
  2. “An Xiang” 暗香 (Fragrance from Somewhere Unseen), lyrics and music composed by Jiang Kui  姜夔 (1155-1221), resident of Hangzhou, adapted by Liu Qing, 4’30
  3. “Gu Yuan” 古怨 (Ancient Lament), lyrics and music composed by Jiang Kui, resident of Hangzhou, transcribed by Wu Wenguang, 4’00
  4. “Zhu Zhi Yin”  竹枝吟 (Song of Bamboo Twigs), lyrics by Liu Yuxi 劉禹錫 (772-842), music from Master Donggao’s Musical Notation for Chinese Zither (Donggao qinpu/ Tōkō kinfu 東皋琴譜), a 17th century collection of Chinese music originating from Yongfu Temple in Hangzhou, transcribed by Wu Wenguang, 3’30
  5. “Qiu Feng Ci” 秋風辭 (Autumn Wind Lyrics), lyrics by Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty 漢武帝 (156 BC-87 BC) from Master Donggao’s Musical Notation for Chinese Zither (Donggao qinpu/ Tōkō kinfu), transcribed by Lin Chen, 3’30
  6. “Waka” (Four Japanese Waka Songs) from Master Donggao’s Musical Notation for Chinese Zither (Donggao qinpu/ Tōkō kinfu), transcribed by Lin Chen, 5’00

      “Fuji 富士,” lyrics by Yamabe no Akahito 山辺赤人 (8th century);

      “Yamazato 山裏,” lyrics by Minamoto no Muneyuki Ason 源宗于朝臣 (10th century);

      “Yamazakura 山櫻,” lyrics by Gyōson 行尊 (1055-1135);

      “Haruno 春野,” lyrics by Emperor Kōkō 光孝天皇 (830-887)

  1. “Fenghuang tai shang yi chuixiao”鳳凰臺上憶吹簫 (Nostalgia for Fluting on the Phoenix Terrace), lyrics by Li Qingzhao 李清照 (1084-1155), music from Master Donggao’s Musical Notation for Chinese Zither (Donggao qinpu/ Tōkō kinfu), transcribed by He Yi, adapted by Liu Qing, 4’00
  2. “Lingyin si ge” 靈隱寺歌 (Song of Lingyin Temple), lyrics by Ven. Dingyuan/Wang Zhaoguo 定源 (王招國), former Lingyin Temple resident monk, professor at Shanghai Normal University, music composed by Qi Haodi