Soloists: Virginia and Belinda Yan, with the Great Wall Youth Orchestra performing at Skyline High School, Oakland, California, in April 2011.
This piece was written in the 1960s. It uses non-traditional techniques and harmonic concepts to describe the human struggle to survive during the disaster of a typhoon.
The Guzheng is a form of plucked zither, said to date back almost 2500 years.
This video was directed by David O. Weissman, edited by John Nutt, and produced by Vee Xu. Philip Perkins engineered the sound recording. Barry Stone C.S.C. was director of photography.