2010 Grammy Award Nominations Best Recording Package
Another monumental acoustic achievement in world music by Master He Xuntian
In this collaborative work with award-winning singers Dadawa and Sa Dingding, and the sarangi performers of Nepal, as well as over one hundred internationally renowned singers and musicians, powerful percussion, beautiful vocals, oriental dance music, and poetry-invoking folk instrumental music combine for a world music tour de force. The album displays a smorgasbord of musical languages from different cultural and religious backgrounds, which converge to tell the universal story of humankind being raised to a higher state in its endless pursuit of spirituality and divinity.
About the producer, He Xuntian
¡§one who helped Chinese realize the dream of spreading their music throughout the world¡¨. ~~New York Times
Distinguished composer, professor, doctorial tutor and dean of the department of composing and conducting of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Tens of orchestras, such as BBC Symphony Orchestra, have played his debut around the world. He has won grand prizes in national and international composition competitions. The honors include: 11 national composition awards like the Special Composition Award of the China Golden Record Award 1995-2003, and 14 international composition awards like the Outstanding Musical Achievement Award of The International New Music Composers Competition 1989-90 USA. His works are praised as Classics of the 20th Century Chinese Music.