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2020-02-11T19:53:02Z
Video Title:
Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - "Water Is Wide/Wusuli Boat Song"
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Stream/download/purchase "Water Is Wide/Wusuli Boat Song": https://orcd.co/wufeiabigailwashburn 'Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn' out on CD/DIG on 4/3/2020 and LP on 5/29/2020 Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn’s debut collaborative release is a testament to the connective power of music across seemingly disparate cultures. Merging American old-time music and Chinese folksong, Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn features gorgeous, impressionistic renditions of traditional material from the hills of Appalachia to the prairies of Xinjian province, each tune flowing seamlessly into the next. The effervescent resonances of Wu’s guzheng zither dance around Washburn’s expressive banjo playing, their voices intertwining English and various Chinese dialects. This album recasts “world music” as music of our shared world, highlighting our shared humanity and the transformative power of song. Wu Fei: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realwufeimusic/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/wufei Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wufeimusic/?hl=en Abigail Washburn Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abigailwashburn/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/abigailwashburn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abigailwashburn/?hl=en Smithsonian Folkways: http://www.folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways/ The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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7,358
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4 min 17 sec
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