Daiqing Tana is the lead singer of the band HAYA (哈雅樂團 in pinyin), a New Age band who meld Chinese and Mongolian music into an East Asian fusion rock. Extremely pleasant listening.
China and Mongolia are loaded with amazing music, but Hanggai, a band out of Beijing, but with members from Inner Mongolia and from the Han population, are becoming a fast favorite of mine.
From the rather odd archaeological website, Ancient Origins: China Daily reports the musical finds were uncovered in the tomb complex in Hubei province. A plucked string instrument was found, known as the “Se”. Thousands of years ago, the long, flat board instruments were fitted with 50 strings of twisted silk, and were instruments for the […]