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Written in fRoots issue 226, 2002


MEI HAN & RANDY RAINE-REUSCH
Distant Wind

ZA Discs ZA-NWJ10 (2001)

Compositions by Vancouver-based duo of Mei Han on zheng and Raine-Reusch mainly on zheng but also adding in other string, reed and flute tone colours of ichigenkin, sho, guan zi and hun, with double bassist Laurence Mollerup. New-agey title but, while the music has a good deal of the instrumentationís implicit calm sparseness, itís innovative and muscular. www.asza.com


© 2002 Andrew Cronshaw
 


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