Training Horses on the Mongolian Grassland (live at WOMAD Carlyon Bay 1989)

The Guo Brothers

Taken from The Guo Brothers’ 1989 album Yuan.

The music of The Guo Brothers comes from a culture which does not differentiate between folk and classical music, and their repertoire ranges from ancient Chinese tunes to modern, popular compositions. It is rooted, however, in daily human experience. It captures the landscape with exquisite musical imagery. It takes the listener on a journey from the vast plains of Mongolia to the most remote mountain villages. It evokes intense moods of peace and solitude, of romance and sadness.

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