Two Chinese Folk Songs were commissioned and premiered by the Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club, March 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Chen Yi sets the love song "The Flowing Stream" for women's chorus, and Steven Stucky sets the work song "The Sun Is Rising with Our Joy" for men's chorus. In the…
Text of Chinese Poets translated by A. Waley, R Kotewell and N. L. Smith. Premiered by Peter and Meriel Dickinson.
…Mountain Girl -- Rainbow Girl -- The Nostalgic Song -- A Carrying Pole -- Shepherd Girl -- In that Distant Land -- Lift Your Veil -- Little Cowherd -- Feeling Grieved -- Tea-plucking and Catching Butterflies -- Youthful Dance Song -- Kangding Love Song -- Who Can Know My Heart -- I Smile Whenever I…
Contains arrangements for voice and piano of twelve songs. Each song has two arrangements: one for medium-high voice, and one for medium low-voice. Song texts are provided in the original Chinese as well as in IPA transcriptions. With a preface, foreword, and commentary on each song.
This piece is a collection of eight Chinese folk songs from various regions and genres, arranged for string quartet. Each arrangement is brief and delicate. Little special effects beyond harmonics. With a program note. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
The first of 3 volumes of ten Chinese Folk Songs, this volume contains nos.1-4 Fengyang Song, The Flowing Stream, Guessing and Thinking of My Darling. With program notes by the composer; biographical sketch. Chinese text in transliteration; English translation provided. Commissioned for Chanticleer.
Lahti Symphony Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vanska; Tiina Vahevaara, soprano.
The Ballad Of An Autumn Night (2:05) -- Meditation On A Quiet Night (2:42) -- Drink Alone Under Moonlight (2:08) -- Saying Farewell To A Friend (3:28) -- Leaving White Emperor City At Dawn (3:44) -- The Star Is In The East (2:40) -- Waiting (1:48) -- The New Moonlight (2:22) -- Lao-Tze's Moral…
This volume contains two versions of several Chinese songs: one for medium-high voice, and one for medium-low voice. The songs include the original Chinese text as well as transliterations. With a foreword, notes on the music, and English translations of the texts. A CD is also available.
This CD accompanies the score of the same name. Featuring soprano Zhong, this disc includes performance and pronunciation tracks for each of the 26 songs.
This work is comprised of settings and arrangements of eight Chinese folk songs. The songs are taken from different regions of China, and are in various styles and genres. With an introduction and biographical note. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
With program note by the composer. Written at the request of Seiji Ozawa as one of the commissioned works for the celebration of Leonard Bernstein's 70th birthday at Tanglewood in 1988. Settings of Chinese folk songs. Original text and translation (by the composer) provided.
The soprano Kiang is accompanied on piano by Chang Hae-Won.
Dedicated to harpist Jun Thi Cui.
Contains nos. 9-10: Diu Diu Deng; Mountain Song and Dancing Tune. Chinese text in transliteration. English translation provided. With program note by the composer and biographical sketch.