The Four Magnificent Dragons of China told by Dr Nicholas Ng

Thu 15 February 2018

To celebrate Chinese New Year Kinderling is featuring the legend of the Four Magnificent Dragons of China, who once lived in the Eastern Ocean and became the four main rivers of China that we know today. Told by Dr Nicholas Ng, Erhu Instructor and Acting Co-ordinator of the Chinese Music Ensemble at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the story demonstrates the noble sacrifices made by the dragons to help the people of earth. To check out more of Dr Ng's music click here or connect with him on Facebook.

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Told by Dr Nicholas Ng.

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