Handel’s “Sarabande” will be in our 2020 repertoire

Handel’s “Sarabande” may origin from Corelli’s “La Folia”, a famous music piece spanned for 400 years.— Folia and Sarabande — http://creatureandcreator.ca/?p=1097 Handel’s “Sarabande” was used as a theme song in the movie “Barry Lyndon”. Another theme song is Franz Schubert’s Piano Trio in E-flat Op.100, 2nd movement. Here is a video for the Strings version:…

2018 橙縣臺灣傳統週 臺灣音樂欣賞 (Taiwanese American Heritage Week)

2018 橙縣臺灣傳統週 臺灣音樂欣賞 (Taiwanese American Heritage Week) Date:   Saturday, May 19, 2018, 2:00 P.M. Place:  橙縣華僑文教服務中心 Address:   2901 W. Mac Arthur Blvd., Suite 115, Santa Ana, CA 92704 Beautiful Folk Melodies (鄉土詩情) — 編曲: 早川正昭 (Masaaki Hayakaya) 望你早歸  Waiting for Your Earlier Return 農村酒歌  Hamlet Wine Song 日日春  Everlasting Blossoms String Quartet (弦樂四重奏) – –   陳于浩、高世旻、 高世樺 、蔡幸芸 Beethoven…

Piano Trios

Due to members’ traveling, our Ensemble now have 2 violinists, 3 cellists and 1 pianist for the next few months. We decided to practice songs of piano trios. Marie and Aileen collected their piano trio scores and we selected our favorite songs: “Winter — 2nd Movement” from Vivaldi’s Four Season 千の風になって(Thousand Winds) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBMCwfEbf50 思想起 “Reflections”…

2017 橙縣臺灣傳統週

今年是我們室內樂團第四年參加橙縣台灣傳統週系列活動 — 音樂台灣 : 古典與新潮。 今年我們樂團新增 Recorder (木笛) 來演奏巴哈的樂曲。Mary Van Cott-Hand 客座參加木笛演出。年輕的團員組成絃樂四重奏、提昇選曲的高度技巧。首次與福爾摩沙之愛合唱團合作、我們樂團伴奏月夜愁、由林麗貞女高音獨唱。 我們樂團歡迎有志於推廣台灣民謠與古典音樂的音樂家參加我們的團隊。

Rehearse on J.S. Bach’s Music

Beginning on April 12, 2016, our ensemble rehearsed selected Taiwan Folk Songs arranged by Masaaki Hayakawa. On May 21, we were invited by Taiwan Economic and Cultural Center to perform during Taiwanese American Heritage Week (2016 橙縣臺灣傳統週 臺灣音樂欣賞 ) at their Orange County office. Our rehearsals continued with new Taiwan Folk Songs and recently, we switched to…

Taiwan Folk Songs

Our Chamber Group had been invited to perform in Taiwanese American Heritage Week [橙縣臺灣傳統週臺灣音樂欣賞] in previous years and this year. Taiwan folk songs are the main focus of our music selections. Here are brief summaries of Taiwan Folk Songs (台灣歌謠) from 日治時代 (1932-1939) to 戰後 (1946-1960). 台語通俗歌謠(I);  台語通俗歌謠(II) These PPT summaries were based on the book  “台灣歌謠追想曲” by 莊永明; 前衛出版社 1994.

“Schindlers List” — Violin Solo, Music Analysis, Practice

Added on August 22, 2021:Violin Lab has excellent on-line videos to teach the violin playing, including Schindler’s List.  https://violinlab.com/LearnMore/index.php?id=26 NTU Alumni Choir invited our Chamber Ensemble to join their 2015 Annual Concert on September 20, 2015. Some of our members are traveling and we won’t be able to provide a 20-minutes program that Esther originally…