Composing the musical score to a Tai Chi workout
Lou Reed has composed an ambient electronic soundtrack for a new Tai Chi DVD workout.
The former Velvet Underground member provides the music to Master Ren GuangYi’s, Chen-style Tai Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) programme.
Lou Reed has been a martial artist since the ‘80s and is a private student of Master Ren, experiencing Master Ren’s teachings as well as promoting awareness for the exercises.
As well as creating the ambient soundtrack, Reed also provides the onscreen narration for Master Ren’s demonstrations.