Kyo York releases MV in commemoration of Trinh Cong Son Huy Nguyen By Huy Nguyen in HCMC American singer Kyo York has released a music video called Ha Trang (white autumn), a well-known song by the late music composer Trinh Cong Son, on Youtube in commemoration of Son’s upcoming death anniversary. The song is performed in both Vietnamese and English. Kyo said Trinh Cong Son’s music is what has brought him to Vietnam. Son’s songs have philosophical meanings on many aspects in life. In the previous tenth death anniversary, Kyo was invited to a memorial music show and highly acclaimed by lovers of Son’s music. The MV is set in a very simple way with a window frame accompanied by white flowers and familiar Con Rua Lake in District 3. These simple things successfully express the cornerstone of Trinh music through Kyo’s charming and inspiring voice. The plan to make this MV to honor Trinh Cong Son took Kyo and his team quite a long time. He once intended to … [Read more...] about Kyo York releases MV in commemoration of Trinh Cong Son
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Despite the rain on the night of March 31, around 20,000 people gathered at the Crescent Park in District 7 for a concert to commemorate Trinh Cong Son.Two expats to perform Trinh songs in Hanoi Titled: “Let It Be Gone with the Wind – The Blue Color in Words of the Wind,” the concert was held to commemorate Trinh Cong Son’s 11th dead anniversary. The annual event to commemorate the late composer had taken place at the Binh Quoi Resort in Binh Thanh District for the last 10 years. This year, it moved to the 7-hectare Crescent Park. The show had the presence of famous local singers and bands including Duc Tuan, Lan Ngoc, HCMC Conservatory of Music’s choir, saxophonist Tran Manh Tuan, guitarist Vinh Tam and singer Trinh Vinh Trinh, younger sister of the late musician. Singers performed over 30 songs of the late composer within the two-hour show, including “Thuong Mot Nguoi” (To Love Someone), “Nhu Canh Vac Bay” (Like a Flying … [Read more...] about Thousands commemorate Trinh Cong Son in rain
To serve crowds of visitors, preparations for Con Son - Kiep Bac Spring Festival have been made carefully with rich content and unique games and customs. Visitors to Con Son - Kiep Bac spring festival Flocking to festivalComing to Con Son relic (Chi Linh) these days, we were immersed in vivid colors of festival flags, red flags, and banners. Many items had been refurbished, making Con Son seemingly wear a new shirt.Con Son pagoda, Nguyen Trai and Tran Nguyen Dan temples, Ban Co Tien (fairy chessboard), Ngu Nhac mountain, Con Son stream, etc. from early morning were already crowded with people enjoying the spring and making offerings. Many of them used cell phones or cameras to save moments of the heaven and earth.Despite large numbers of people and vehicles, there was not any traffic jam or disorder at two parking areas. Jostling and customer solicitation did not happen inside the relic. The system of shops was arranged along the sidewalks of the road to the pagoda.Most of those … [Read more...] about Exciting Con Son – Kiep Bac spring festival
When Bob Dylan takes the stage in Ho Chi Minh City April 10, he will be preceded by a tribute to Vietnam's own, legendary antiwar bard: Trinh Cong Son. US singer Bob Dylan (L)'s first-ever concert in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10 will be preceded by a tribute to Vietnam's own, legendary anti-war bard: Trinh Cong Son (L). … [Read more...] about Trinh Cong Son tribute to open for Bob Dylan
VietNamNet Bridge - A music work by late songwriter Trinh Cong Son is said to be similar to an American work. The information was posted on the Internet by a blogger and it has become a hot topic on online forums in recent days. Many fans were discontent when the famous songwriter was suspected to have copied the music of an American musician. However, it is easy to see the similarity between the melody of Trinh Cong Son's "Con Mat Con Lai" (Remaining Eye), written in 1992 and performed by "Nam Dong Ke" group, and Leroy Anderson's "The Syncopated Clock", which was written in 1945 and mixed in 1983 by Gontiti. However, most people don't believe that the famous Vietnamese songwriter copied music of others and said that it is a coincidence. "Composer Trinh Cong Son had no reason to copy music of others. If "Con Mat Con Lai" is rejected, Trinh Cong Son is still Trinh Cong Son," a reader commented. Trinh Cong Son's younger sister Trinh Vinh Trinh said that the doubt is offensive to … [Read more...] about Doubts that Trinh Cong Son pirate foreign music?