Vọng Cổ (Câu 4,5,6) – Đăng Thảo – Đàn Tranh (Vietnamese 22 Stringed Zither)
Nguyễn Đăng Thảo plays Vọng Cô (Nostalgia) which is a major piece of music in the Vietnamese Cải Lương (Mondernised Opera) and Tài Tử (Chamber Music) tradition. It has developed from Da Co Hoai Lang (Nostalgia) written by Sáu Lầu in the early of the 20th century. In this video Đăng Thảo plays part 4,5 & 6 (câu 4,5&6) which is arranged for the Đàn Tranh by himself.
Dang Thao Nguyen is a multi-instrumentalist who has performed in many concerts in Vietnam, Australia, Malaysia and Singapore. His music has been broadcasted by the ABC, SBS, 5UV / Radio Adelaide and 5 EBI/FM. He graduated from the University of Adelaide (B. Ed. & Grad. Dip. Mus.) and University of South Australia (M. Ed – Comp.)