The exhibition Heavenly Music of Dunhuang at the Jao Tsung-I Academy in Mei Foo. Photo: Jonathan WongThe exhibition Heavenly Music of Dunhuang at the Jao Tsung-I Academy in Mei Foo. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The exhibition Heavenly Music of Dunhuang at the Jao Tsung-I Academy in Mei Foo. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Inspired by Dunhuang cave paintings, new musical group is on a mission to revive ancient Chinese tunes

To judge by the art on the walls of China’s Mogao Caves, music was central to the lives of the Buddhists who painted them. Seeing their murals prompted Hong Kong musicians to form a group to bring alive the music of Dunhuang

Topic |   Music
The exhibition Heavenly Music of Dunhuang at the Jao Tsung-I Academy in Mei Foo. Photo: Jonathan WongThe exhibition Heavenly Music of Dunhuang at the Jao Tsung-I Academy in Mei Foo. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The exhibition Heavenly Music of Dunhuang at the Jao Tsung-I Academy in Mei Foo. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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