Le Thi Kim
Le Thi Kim is a virtuoso in Vietnamese classical and village music. She has performed widely in Asia, Australia, Canada and Europe.
Le Thi Kim is a virtuoso in Vietnamese classical and village music. Apart from being a very active performer, she taught at the Conservatoire of Music in Vietnam for several years. In 1984 she received the National Gold Medal for Excellence in Dan Tranh Performance. She has performed widely in Asia, Australia, Canada and Europe.
Le also appears on the Move label through the group Back to Back Zithers.
Le Thi Kim is featured on the following titles
An acoustic journey across Vietnamese soundscapes, from the majestic sounds of court music to the subtle flow of lullabies, from poetry and classical chamber music to lively, village festival songs.
Performer: Dan Tranh, Sinh Tien [Coin clappers], Voice
Performing as Back to Back Zithers
Back to Back Zithers are four distinguished solo composer-performers who enjoy sharing each other's traditions and skills in the process of making a new Australian music. Since 1988 they have combines their original ideas with musical thoughts from Vietnam, West Java, mediaeval France and Italy in new compositions which transcend the boundaries of East and West.
New Australian music from Back to Back Zithers which combines original ideas with musical thoughts from Vietnam, West Java, Mediaeval France and Italy.
Compositions by Le Thi Kim also appear on
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