“Butterfly Girls Band” consists of several young pretty girls who are excellent performers selected from Zhejiang Traditional Orchestra, and it is a band featured as stringed and woodwind music in Jiangnan (South of Yangtze River) and Zhejiang provincial local music. Their performances include different forms such as singing, dancing and folk customs. With a lively style, their performances are always attractive and welcomed.
As a representative of excellent performing group of traditional music of Zhejiang province, “Butterfly Girls Band” has performed and held culture exchange activities in many regions and countries. Based on the performers’ nice images, the vivacious style of music and deep “Jiangnan” amorous feelings presented in their performances, “Butterfly Girls Band” won extensively great applaud from the audiences and the press in foreign countries.
Song and Dance：The Melody of Tea Picking
Description: On early spring mornings, tea-picking girls, as vigorous as the rising sun, are walking to the tea farm with brisk gaits. Their deft fingers seem dancing when plucking tender tea leaves.
新民樂《 出水芙蓉 》 作曲：姚杰軍
Traditional Chinese orchestral music: Bathing Beauty
The music expresses people's internal pursuit of "sounds of nature and harmony" under the graceful lights.
Flute and Sheng Instrument Performance（Duet）: Birds in Woods
Composer: LIU Guanyue
The music describes a scene that vigorous hundreds of birds singing together in the thick woods, expressing the composer’s love for nature and life.
二胡齊奏《水鄉小唱》 作曲：李國剛 改編：孫宇嶸
Melody of Waterside Village
Instruments: Erhu, a two-stringed bowed instrument or a spike fiddle
Composer: LI Guogang
Adapted by: SUN Yurong
Description: With light and swaying rhythms, beautiful and refreshing melodies, this piece of music presents a waterside village where fishing boats sail on glistening waters with fishermen longing for home.
Female Solo： the Two birds
“the Two Birds” is a folk song in the area of Yueqing in Zhejiang Province, which has been inscribed on theWorld Intangible Heritage by UNESCO.
彈撥樂合奏《燈月交輝》 編配 沈鐵候
Interplay of the Moon and Lanterns
Plucked string instrument ensemble
Orchestration by Shen Tiehou
Colourful lanterns that illuminate as brightly as the stars are seen at each household in the evening of the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival, while the full moon is shining upon the earth, and contending in beauty and fascinations. Crowds of people tour around the lake, singing and laughing all night.
Dance and Jinghu Performes（Traditional String Instrument）: Deep Night
“Deep Night”is a Beijing Opera tunes，which talk about the love stores of an anciet emperor and his lover. The music is full of elegant and vigour, seen as the ultimate enjoyment of beauty.
Quintet of Chinese Traditional String Instruments: Joyful Night
The song presents the beautiful night scene of south region of Yangtze River, and cheerful scene of people talking and singing.
Tianshan Mountain in Spring
Instruments: Quintet of String Instruments
Composer: HU Dengtiao
Description: Alternating between gentle and bold notes, this piece of music depicts the beautiful landscape when spring comes to Tianshan Mountain and the happy life of the Xinjiang people who love singing and dancing.
Song of Joy
Instruments: Southern China Silk and Bamboo Music
Music Arrangement: SHEN Tiehou
Description: As one of the repertoire of silk and bamboo music in southern China, it is usually played on celebrative occasions for its expressive, bright and vivid features.
Blooming Flowers and Full Moon
Composer: HUANG Yijun
Description: Bright and cheerful festive music
《花頭臺》 編配 馬勉之 王天明 杜竹松
The Stage Warming Ensemble
Orchestration by Ma Mianzhi, Wang Tianming, Du Zhusong
Bold, uninhibited, yet delicate and sweet, this piece is filled with warmth and happy festivity.