Modern Instrumental

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Hoa Tau Tinh Khuc Que Huong

VARIOUS ARTISTS

Hoa Tau Tinh Khuc Que Huong

Ref: FSD5991


Price: 14.99

Instrumental album of Vietnamese tunes played in mostly duet on Vietnamese instruments -tranh (zither) sao (flute), bao (monochord) nhi (fiddle), plus guitar and violin. Relaxing, and typically Vietnamese. Listen to several tracks.

1. Noi Buon Me Toi (Tranh, Sao) 2. Minh Oi (Guitar, Nhi) 3. Ngay Khong Em (Sao-Tranh) 4. Duong Ve Mien Trung (Bao, Violin) 5. Me Toi Ruoc Dau (Sao) 6. Que Toi (Tranh, Violin) 7. Anh Ve Mien Tay (Nhi, Sao) 8. Giang Huong (Guitar, Violin) 9. Doi Cho Minh En (Tranh, Sao) 10. Tui No (Sao, Nhi) 11. Nguoi Phuong Xa (Tranh, Sao)



In the Ancient Hanoi City

BA QUE

In the Ancient Hanoi City

Ref: FSD3375


Price: 13.99

Born in 1956 Ba Que has been at the forefront in introducing Vietnamese music around the world. He has organized various Vietnamese festivals both in Vietnam and abroad, and has performed in some forty countries around the world. He is a prolfic composer of Vietnamese traditional influenced songs and this album is of nine tracks. All instrumental, various Vietnamese instruments such as dan bao, dan trang are accompanied by keyboards creating an atmospheric backdrop. Some of the tunes are also influenced by Western classical music, creating a hybrid of east and west.

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Vietnamese Traditional Instrumental Concert

TU KHUC DAN CA

Vietnamese Traditional Instrumental Concert

Ref: FSD3232


Price: 13.99

Lively instrumental ditties on mainly Vietnamese traditional instruments with a modern backing. Plus a few more straightforward traditional tunes.

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Da Co Hoailang

HAI PHUONG, THANH HOA

Da Co Hoailang

Ref: FSD2911


Price: 12.99

Mostly instrumental versions of well known Vietnamese folk songs played on the dan bao (monochord) and tranh (zither) by Hai Phong and sao (flute) played by Thanh Hoa. The melodies are unquestionably beautiful and it's all very catchy and well produced, although the synthesizers and drum machines will not be to everyone's taste. A couple of good vocal tracks.

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Tau Khuc - Tranh Sao Bau

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Tau Khuc - Tranh Sao Bau

Ref: FSD2912


Price: 12.99

This CD features three traditional instruments, tranh (sixteen stringed zither) sao (flute) and bao (monochord) playing traditional tunes to a backing of mainly synthesizers, drum machines and occasionally other western instruments. The more sparse arrangements work well, particularly played on dan bau, but elsewhere the traditional instruments get drowned out in a wash of over production.

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Ben Xuan - Tranh Sao Bao Vol.4

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Ben Xuan - Tranh Sao Bao Vol.4

Ref: FSD2913


Price: 12.99

Tranh (zither) sao (flute) and bao (monochord) meanderings set to synthesizer, piano, guitar and other westernized instruments. Elements of jazz, new age in some western type tunes. Last 3 tracks are of traditional music, beautifully played.



Hoa Tau - Tranh Sao Bao Vol.2

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Hoa Tau - Tranh Sao Bao Vol.2

Ref: FSD2914


Price: 12.99

Easy listening Vietnamese instrumental music played on three traditional instruments with keyboards and drum machines.



Dong Song Que Huong Vol. 3

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Dong Song Que Huong Vol. 3

Ref: FSD2915


Price: 12.99

12 vocal tracks set to backing of synthesizers, drum machines and Vietnamese traditional instruments such as dan bao, and dan tranh. Some good vocalsperformances by Quang Linh, Bao Yen, Dinh Van, Thy Nga and others, but largely syrupy arrangements.



Dem Tan Ben Ngu

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Dem Tan Ben Ngu

Ref: FSD2916


Price: 12.99

Dem Tan Ben Ngu (Night's End at the Royal Docks) is a tune based on Hue traditional music, as are the other nine songs on this CD. Modern instrumental versions of those tunes played on dan bau, dan tranh, with keyboard backing. Vietnamese easy listening.

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Que Huong - Vietnamese Traditional Instrumental Concert

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Que Huong - Vietnamese Traditional Instrumental Concert

Ref: FSD2917


Price: 12.99

Performances of traditional Vietnamese tunes on the dan tranh (zither), dan bao (monochord) sao (flute) and dan trung (bamboo xylophone). Most tracks have a keyboard and drum machine backing. The more successful tracks do not.

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