Artist Profiles: Wang Ciheng

Dizi flute master Wang Ciheng is the principal soloist and leader of the wind instrument section of China Central Orchestra of Chinese Music, Beijing. He also plays many different wind instruments, including the xiao (vertical flute), bawu (single-reed transverse flute), hulusi (double-reed with a gourd and two drone pipes with an interval of a major third) and xun (egg shaped ocarina).

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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