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Friday, July 21, 2017
HANDS 20th Anniversary Concert - WIND OF NOMADS @ Istana Budaya Kuala Lumpur ( 4 ~ 6 & 11 ~ 13 August 2017 )
The Wind of
Nomads concert is a 1.5 hour concert featuring several new works on African and
Asian percussion. This is the culmination of a three year project between HANDS
and Dafra Drum of Burkina Faso, West Africa. And the first of HANDS
Percussion’s 20th anniversary concert this year!
title, Wind of Nomads: Since the beginning of time, humans have migrated,
reimagining and rebuilding their lives through beauty, tolerance and
innovation. Wind of Nomads is a metaphor reflecting human and cultural migration,
the passage of energies throughout generations, globalization and integration.
This work is inspired by the soul of two of the world’s great deserts in Africa
and China. It will be a travel in time and space with the ancient Manding
Empire (West Africa) rhythms on Djembés and Dun Dun bass drums; and ancient
Chinese drums and techniques.
exciting and percussive new work is a multicultural and multi artistic melting
pot. The stage will vibrate with rhythm and movement, simulating a poetic earthquake.
The coming together of these two musical traditions gives birth to the sunrise.
The seven strings of the Djeli ngoni and the twenty one strings of the Kora
followed by the complex language of the talking drum in synchronization with
the Tabla and hang drum, balanced by the gong will bring peaceful harmonies.
player, Tan Su Yin will be collaborating in this production.