FAIRY OF THE MAGPIE BRIDGE

鹊桥仙 Fairy of The Magpie Bridge 秦观 Qin Guan 纤云弄巧 Clouds float like works of art, 飞星传恨 Stars shoot with grief at heart, 银汉迢迢暗度 Across the Milky Way the Cowherd meets the Maid. 金风玉露一相逢 When Autumn’s Golden wind embraces Dew of Jades, 便胜却人间无数 All the love scenes on earth, however many, fade. 柔情似水 Their tender…

SLOW, SLOW SONG

    声声慢 SLOW, SLOW SONG 李清照 Li Qingzhao 寻寻觅觅,冷冷清清,凄凄惨惨戚戚。 I look for what I miss; I know not what it is. I feel so sad, so drear, So lonely, without cheer. How hard is it to keep me fit in this lingering cold! 乍暖还寒时候,最难将息。 三杯两盏淡酒,怎敌他晚来风急? Hardly warmed up by cup on cup of wine…

PRELUDE TO WATER MELODY

水调歌头 Prelude to Water Melody 苏轼 Su Shi 明月几时有?把酒问青天。 How long will the full moon appear? Wine cup in hand, I ask the sky. 不知天上宫阙,今夕是何年? I do not know what time of the year. It would be tonight in the palace on high. 我欲乘风归去,又恐琼楼玉宇,高处不胜寒。 Riding the wind, there I would fly, Yet I’m afraid the…