A single-movement concerto for traditional Western orchestra, with erhu soloist. Of advanced difficulty. With performance notes.
Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet. This virtuoso work in three movements calls on a variety of Asian percussion, including several Chinese cymbals. With performance notes.
This DVD contains two documentaries. Tea follows the creation of the opera of the same name by Tan Dun. Broken Silence profiles five Chinese composers, including Tan Dun, Chen Qigang, Guo Wenjing, Mo Wuping and Qu Xiasong.
This work calls for two characters: Diaochan, sung by a Sichuan Opera soprano; and Lübu, sung by a Beijing Opera tenor. The small orchestra combines Western and Chinese instruments. Printed from manuscript.