Item: Melodies from the Western Region
The West of China. vast in area and picturesque in landscape. is the home of many ethnic groups. For generations. these industrious and talented people have labored on this soil. A great variety of ethnic cultures have been fostered here. including their distinctive and colorful types of music marked with the wit and humor of the local people. All the musical pieces are refreshing like mountain flowers flourishing in the wildness.
``Melodies from the Western Region`` selects musical pieces of various genres from China`s western region. Tiny drops of water from the ocean. though. this CD provides a vivid glimpse of the unique and enchanting culture of China`s West.