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FabianTorres (陶然)

FabianTorres (陶然)


Friday, 27 August 2010 12:18

From noise music to guqin

In this short interview, Fao explains us what brought him to Asia and what moves him in music creation. He also gives us a glimpse of his eclectic talent by interpreting a guqin piece and a composition of his own mixing tabla and electronic music. Fao will give a concert of guqin on September 11 (19:00) at the "Salon for the Art of Guqin" (n.29 Bo ai rd, Taipei City) and he will also be performing at the Peacefest in Hualien (September 17, 18, 19).

Monday, 27 June 2011 00:00





Wednesday, 22 June 2011 15:37

At the Confluence of World Music

Meet Fao, one of the instigators of the Renlai World Music Compilation released in July 2011 with the issue #84 of the magazine.

I hail from Bogotá, Colombia and have been living in Taipei for two years now. I compose music in which I like to use contemporary elements, electronic generated sounds and traditional music from South America and Asia.

After teaching sound engineering in Colombia, I was able to save enough money to fulfill my goal to travel and learn traditional instruments from other parts of the world. I went first to Japan, where I did several collaborations with contemporary noise musicians and also got initiated to traditional Japanese music. Then I moved on to India to learn classical Indian tabla music, before finally arriving in Taiwan where I practice the guqin and Taichi.

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