Taiwan is a nation that treasures its musical classics. In this program, RTI gives you a weekly look into some aspect of Taiwan’s musical heritage—from traditional tunes and soaring symphonies to the golden oldies of decades past. Hear folk songs, works for Chinese orchestras, and of course, the old hits everyone here still knows how to belt out today.
When you think about long-established Taiwanese artists who've left a musical legacy, Ouyang Fei Fei is one of the first to come to mind. Though her long and prestigious career in Japan makes her almost more Japanese than Taiwanese pop singer, and many of her hit songs started out as Japanese tunes, Ouyang Fei Fei is, at the end of the day, a Taiwanese treasure. Now in her early seventies, she has been on the scene here for decades, and today, we're going to retrace the career of this international star from the beginning, looking along the way at the classics she's left for us....more