A Moving Sound - Little Universe
Cat. no: EUCD2950
Release Date: 24 Sep 2021
Genre: World Music
A Moving Sound borrow melodic and rhythmic inspiration from the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the West to create rich and unique compositions.
Feauring the distinctive timbres of the erhu (Taiwanese fiddle) and zhong ruan (lute), and the transcendent vocals of Mia Hsieh, A Moving Sound has devised a unique and compelling style - a Taiwanese whirlwind that weaves together the meditative and the exuberant.
Their previous album Songs Beyond Words, released on ARC, won the One World Music UK award for ‘Best World Music Album 2020’.
Featured on BBC Radio 3 (UK), National Public Radio (USA), The Discovery Channel (USA).
Performed in over 20 countries including The JFK Center for Performing Arts (USA), WOMAD (picked as a festival highlight by London Financial Times) and Melbourne International Arts Festival.
“One of the few groups offering truly creative music from Asia.” - Marco Werman, BBC Public Radio International
“A Moving Sound is one of the most original outfits working in the world music arena today. An inspired marriage of Taiwanese traditional sounds and Western pop experimentation that forges an important new musical dialogue.” - Tom Pryor, music supervisor for National Geographic’s online world music site
A Moving Sound has established worldwide recognition as a truly innovative ensemble. They borrow melodic and rhythmic inspiration from the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the West to create rich and unique compositions. ‘Little Universe’ has been praised for its crossing of stylistic and cultural boundaries,
beautiful melodies and avant-garde originality.
Tracks: Rain Forest / Crossing Usuli / Water of Life / Tiny Island / Vocal Duet I
/ Cabaret / Spirit Dance / Vocal Duet II / The Crying Song / Vocal Duet III / City
Adventure / Farewell / Sunset Glow
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