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Sept. 24: A performance of Chinese folk music



Visit to Indianapolis of Chinese group Qing Mei Jing Yue, one of the world’s great quartets playing in any genre

When: Saturday 24 September, 8:00 PM

Where: Butler University, Clowes Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave. Indianapolis

The group’s Qing Mei Jing Yue name comes from the four artists’ first names, sort of like if the group from Liverpool had called themselves “John Paul George Ringo.” Actually, the comparison with the Beatles is not heresy, this group is at the top of their genre. Their pipa player Yang Jing is considered one of the best in China’s very long history. Some examples of their haunting music:

Listen to Qing Mei Jing Yue – Water Silhouette
Listen to Qing Mei Jing Yue – The King of Xi Chu Dynasty
Listen to Qing Mei Jing Yue – Moon over the West River

Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture People’s Republic of China, Lilly Chinese Culture Network, Indianapolis Chinese Community Center Inc. and Butler University

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