Being played in a mall, but has good visuals.
Ensemble also features zheng, erhu
Played by Yu Liangmau
Chinese R+B star music video featuring Beijing Opera, jinghu, and erhu
“The East is Red”
Classic 1960s communist propoganda film
Tiananmen Square Protests
Documented by an American journalist in 1989
Music video collage history of Chinese communism leading up to Tiananmen Square massacre
On Tiananmen events in 1989
Short clip of “The Department of Red Woman.” Was performed for US President Nixon when he visited China in 1972.
By Tan Dun
Hard driving funk; starts with a guaguanco conga groove
Live concert with zheng player in band
Voice of a Generation
Jian’s words narrating the 1989 protest at Tiananmen Square
“Nothing But My Name”
Graphic slideshow of violence at Tiananmen Square set to Jian’s song; puts his song in the context of social significance.
“Varja Sky Over Tibet”
Movie trailer, some historical context
“Murasaki no Yukari” (Rin)
“Sakura Sakura” (Rin)
Japan – Koto
Dave Brubeck, 1966
Japan – Gagaku
Japan – Sankyoku
Performance at the Pink Cow
Shamisen, Shakuhachi, and Koto
From Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Bei Bei (Chinese American Zheng Rock)
Following about a minute of preliminaries, this might be described as a Bollywood-meets-Uighur-folk kitsch video.