Musical tour of the world in Yangpu District

A feast of tunes from home and abroad played on wind instruments of all shapes and sizes feature at a parade to promote the ongoing Shanghai Spring International Music Festival.

A musical tour featuring wind instruments was held at the waterfront area in Yangpu District on Wednesday morning. A dozen bands from both home and abroad performed for delighted onlookers. The event was part of the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival which runs through May 18 with its tradition of promoting Chinese culture and music and dance from around the world.

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Brass wind instruments of all shapes and sizes featured during a performance to promote the ongoing Shanghai Spring International Music Festival which runs through May 18. 

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Highland dancers who feature at the annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland perform for an audience on the waterfront in Yangpu District.

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Trumpets and trombones to the fore followed by a host of other brass instruments during a march past on the waterfront. 

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A quartet of musicians perform on one of the largest brass wind instruments, the sousaphone.

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Pipers and a fiddle player from Scotland strike up a tune as they parade along the waterfront in Yangpu District. 

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Pipers and drummers from the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are led by their drum major to bring the music of Scotland to Shanghai.

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