Symphony of Millions

02008-06-29 | Music | 1 comment

A Critic Abroad: Symphony of Millions: A Critic at Large: The New Yorker
I walked for another hour in the temple park, thrilled to have had an aural glimpse of what I took to be the true music of China. A little later, I heard a wistful melody coming from an unseen bamboo flute, and went in search of its source, hoping for another revelation. After making my way through a maze of pine trees, I found a man of great age and haunted visage, playing the theme from “The Godfather.”

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  1. Decomprose

    That’s great!

    Fascinating article. Another thing to be thankful for: musical freedom.

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