Soloist: Alejandro Chavez on the Sheng, with the Great Wall Youth Orchestra, performing at Skyline High School, Oakland, California, in April 2011. Conductor: Wangpeng Guo. Artistic Director: Sherlyn Chew.
The sheng is a Chinese mouth organ, an instrument that has been used in traditional Chinese music for more than 3,000 years. The song depicts soldiers on galloping horses protecting their country.
This video was directed by David O. Weissman with Glenn Foster, edited by John Nutt, and produced by Vee Xu. Philip Perkins engineered the sound recording. Barry Stone C.S.C. was director of photography.