Passage to the Middle Kingdom – One Hour Special

Passage to the Middle Kingdom – One Hour Special

For hundreds of years, China has held sway over the western imagination. With exquisite silks, architecture, poetry, calligraphy, paintings,music and more, the bounty of this great civilization pays witness to the enormous creativity and heart of its people. Passage to the Middle Kingdom focuses on one of Chinas most affecting exports: her music.
From Americas suburbs to the subways, from community centers to world-renowned stages, Chinese musicians are bringing the sounds of an ancient art form to the western tapestry. Learn about the instruments, the music and the keepers of this oral tradition.

cost: FREE
length: 1 hour
available: Audioport, Content Depot, PRX, Download