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The Chinese violin

by Madeleine Thien

  • 276 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Whitecap Books in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Chinese Canadians -- Fiction.,
    • Immigrants -- Canada -- Fiction.,
    • Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      A young Chinese child immigrates to Canada with her father, and their hardship is relieved by the beautiful music of Chinese violins.

      Edition Notes

      Derived from an animation short of the same name by Joe Chang for the National Film Board of Canada.

      Statementtext by Madeleine Thien ; illustrations by Joe Chang.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsChang, Joe, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.T35614 Ch 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3747639M
      ISBN 101552852059
      LC Control Number2003428742
      OCLC/WorldCa46623801

        The Chinese Violin by Madeleine Thien, Madeleine Thein, and Joe Chang. 1 Total Resource View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; PK-2; Year Published Explore Related Books by. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. by J.K. Rowling. 78 Resources2 Awards. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. by J.K. Rowling. After originally creating The Chinese Violin as an animated short film for the National Board of Canada, animator and artist Joe Chang adapted his film into this lovely book. This is her first work for children, but Madeleine Thien--best known for her acclaimed short-story collection, Simple Recipes --has skillfully composed a lyrical Reviews: 2.

      Learn To Play The Violin - Song Book 1 follows on from the Violin Video Lessons , and before you go onto lesson 11 with book 2. It contains 10 well known classical and original pieces that have been written and arranged especially to go with the Violin Video Lessons   China pulls world's strings in violin making / Competitors can't match cheap labor, evolving quality In the past decade, Chinese companies such as Fengling have transformed the world of .

        JJmooer Wooden Erhu Chinese 2-Stringed Fiddle Violin Huqin Hexagonal Shape Sting Instrument with Bow Bridge Carry Case 1 offer from CDN$ Engraved Rosewood Erhu, Bronze Tuning Mechanism, with Tutorial Book+DVD(English)Reviews: The only piece of home they bring with them is a Chinese violin. As they face the huge challenges of starting new lives in a new place, the music of the violin connects them to the life they left behind - and guides the girl to a musical future"--Container.


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The Chinese violin by Madeleine Thien Download PDF EPUB FB2

Madeleine Thien's The Chinese Violin is a moving and poignant account about immigration, and how cherished objects, mementos and memories can ease the pain of homesickness. The Chinese violin of the title is a traditional musical instrument that Lin Lin and her father take with them when they immigrate from China to Canada (and from the look of the accompanying illustrations, The Chinese violin book would say that /5.

From the beauty of their new country to the uneasiness of not fitting in, this violin sees them through all their experiences, good and bad. One day, however, a terrible misfortune occurs when the Chinese violin is broken. Awards. Our Choice (Awarded by the Canadian Children's Book Centre) - The Chinese Violin (an Our Choice Starred Selection)Cited by: 3.

This book will teach you how to play erhu, the Chinese violin, at the beginner level. No prior knowledge in Chinese music is needed. In addition, you will know the erhu's structure, the ways to choose a good erhu and the numbered music notation. A number of The Chinese violin book music are also provided for your own practices/5(19).

WuYue Chinese 2 Strings Violin Traditional National Instruments Erhu Phoneme Mark for Entry Level Brown Tracery with Bag out of 5 stars $ Erhu Songs Adapted from Popular Chinese and Foreign Songs -1 (Chinese Edition) Zhu Xiao Gu. out of 5 stars 5. 4/5(14). Things look brighter for first-time children’s authors like adult short-fiction writer Madeleine Thien and animation artist Joe Chang, who have collaborated in The Chinese Violin.

Originally a wordless National Film Board short, this story has been given a text by Thien for its book. The erhu (Chinese: 二胡; pinyin: èrhú; [aɻ˥˩xu˧˥]), is a two-stringed bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle, which may also be called a Southern Fiddle, and sometimes known in the Western world as the Chinese violin or a Chinese two-stringed fiddle.

It is used as a solo instrument as well as in small ensembles and large orchestras. Madeleine Thien (traditional Chinese: 鄧敏靈; simplified Chinese: 邓敏灵; born ) is a Canadian short story writer and novelist.

The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature has considered her work as reflecting the increasingly trans-cultural nature of Canadian literature, exploring art, expression and politics inside Cambodia and China, as well as within diasporic Asian communities. Violin books typically have all the tutorials and instructions that make the early steps of learning to play the violin so much easier.

By combining a good violin book with a skilled teacher, it becomes easy mastering the string instrument. What are the Best Books to Learn Violin. 2) Essential Elements for Strings: Book 1 with EEi (Violin).

Chinese violin makers are most commonly known for producing affordable instruments for beginners, and as a matter of fact, industrial violin making is one of the fields in which the Chinese economy has enjoyed remarkable international successes. About this Item: Whitecap Books, Vancouver, Hardcover.

Condition: Fine. First Edition. Originally issued as a silent animated film, Madeline Thien supplied the words to make this wondrous little story about a young Chinese girl who came to Canada where the Chinese Violin.

Whether in conjunction with other violin music books for beginners, this book is one of the must read. Suzuki Violin School Volume 1 by Shinichi Suzuki. The “Suzuki Violin Book” was conceived by Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki in the mid th century.

This book will teach you how to play erhu, the Chinese violin, at the beginner level. No prior knowledge in Chinese music is needed.

In addition, you will know the erhu's structure, the ways to choose a good erhu and the numbered music notation/5. How to Play Erhu, the Chinese Violin: The Advanced Skills eBook: Lee, H.H.: : Kindle StoreReviews: 1.

The Chinese violin, text by Madeleine Thien ; illustrations by Joe Chang. (hbk.), Toronto Public Library. This item: How to Play Erhu, the Chinese Violin: The Full Version (Second Edition) by H.H.

Lee Paperback £ Sent from and sold by Amazon. ammoon Solidwood Erhu Chinese 2-string Violin Fiddle Stringed Musical Instrument Red £Reviews:   This book will teach you how to play erhu, the Chinese violin, at the advanced level.

Various fingering and bowing techniques, the uncommon key signatures, as well as the ways to maintain an erhu will be taught in this book with illustrations and external videos.

Likewise, a number of sheet music will be provided for practices.5/5(1). The Chinese Violin. By Madeleine Thien. New Price: $ Used Price: $ Mentioned in: all my books, the human beings I am closest to; this is where I become a mother, which has been such a large part of the person I am today.

This is where I am comfortable expressing my emotions, making a mess (literal and figurative), doing whatever. Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Audiobooks How to Play Erhu, the Chinese Violin: The Basic Skills and over million other books are available for Amazon s:   This book will teach you how to play erhu, the Chinese violin, at the beginner level.

No prior knowledge in Chinese music is needed. In addition, you will know the erhu's structure, the ways to choose a good erhu and the numbered music notation. A number of sheet music are also provided for your own s: This book will teach you how to play erhu, the Chinese violin, at the beginner level.

No prior knowledge in Chinese music is needed. In addition, you will know the erhu's structure, the ways to choose a good erhu and the numbered music s:. About this Item: Whitecap Books, Vancouver, BC, Hard Cover.

Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Chang, Joe (illustrator). First Edition. The story of Lin Lin and her father: they immigrated from China to Canada bringing with them one of their most treasured possessions - a traditional Chinese violin.The Chinese violin is a traditional Chinese musical instrument that Lin Lin and her father take with them when they immigrate from China to Canada (from the look of the illustrations, I would say that they immigrate to the Greater Vancouver area)/5(3).The Chinese violin.

[Madeleine Thien; Joe Chang] -- A young Chinese child immigrates to Canada with her father, and their hardship is relieved by the beautiful music of Chinese violins. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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