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  • Tan Dun - For The World

    4:20

    Always loved the song Tell Me by Bobby Valentino, mainly because of the instrumentals. Found out that those instrumentals were sampled from this soundtrack from the movie Hero with Jet Li.

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  • Tan Dun: Zheng Concerto 1/4

    4:37

    Tan Dun (b. 1957): Concerto for Zheng and String Orchestra

    I. Andante molto

    Philharmonie Essen, July 11, 2008.

    Yuan Li, Zheng

    Tan Dun, Conductor
    WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln

    A re-arrangement of the Pipa Concerto (1999) which is based on Ghost Opera (1995) for string quartet and pipa with water, metal, stones, and paper. In the Zheng Concerto the players are not only playing their own instruments, but also contributing stomps, yips, yells, sighs and hand-slaps, sometimes in imitation of Eastern instruments.
    It's a cross-temporal and cross-cultural dialogue that touches on the past, present, future, and the eternal. The Concerto employs elements from Chinese, Tibetan, English, and American cultures; and combines performance traditions of the European classical concert and the shamanistic ritual.
    Wu Man called it a giddy merging of traditions and a leapfrogging through music history, in which cultural integration is effortless. The Zheng may be exotic in Western music, but it is no longer alien. No single work more exemplifies Tan's range, which extends from uncompromising experimentalism to populism.

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  • Oscar winner Tan Dun on Beethoven‘s 9th Symphony | Music Documentary

    6:05

    Chinese composer and Oscar winner Tan Dun was 19 years old when he first heard Beethoven’s music. He recalled the moment: “This was really a shock for me. The music was so loud and quite different than our traditional music.”

    Today, Tan Dun is an internationally renowned composer. His work on the score of the film „Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon“ earned him an Oscar in 2000 and made him a star in the industry.

    On the occasion of Beethoven's 250th birthday, Tan Dun is working on “Choral Concerto: Nine“. The piece will be performed in honor of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. It was commissioned by the Beethoven Jubiläumsgesellschaft in Bonn along with the Royal Philharmonic Society in London, which commissioned the 9th Symphony from Beethoven himself, 200 years ago.

    For his interpretation of Beethoven‘s Ninth, Tan Dun is inspired by the streets of Shanghai. For him, the city’s symphony of urban sounds, such as the thuds of a pneumatic hammer, is reminiscent of Beethoven’s music.

    What do you think about Tan Dun’s passion for Beethoven and his talent of building modern musical bridges to classic components?

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    #TanDun #OdeToJoy #Beethoven9th

  • Tan Dun: Konzert für Streichorchester und Zheng ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester ∙ Yuan Li ∙ Julian Kuerti

    24:18

    I. Andante molto – Melancholia – Tempo I ∙
    II. Allegretto ∙
    III. Adagio ∙
    IV. Moderato – Allegro – Tempo I. Andante molto ∙

    hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) ∙
    Yuan Li, Guzheng ∙
    Julian Kuerti, Dirigent ∙

    Alte Oper Frankfurt, 16. Januar 2015 ∙

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  • Tan Dun: Concerto for Orchestra

    35:01

    September 25, 2013 Hugh Wolff, Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Director of Orchestras and the NEC Philharmonia kicked off the New England Conservatory's Music: Truth to Power festival with a concert highlighted by the North American premiere of Tan Dun's Concerto for Orchestra (Marco Polo)(2012).


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    The only conservatory in the United States designated a National Historic Landmark, NEC presents more than 1000 free concerts each year. Many of these take place in Jordan Hall (which shares National Historic Landmark status with the school), world-renowned for its superb acoustics and beautifully restored interior.

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  • Tan Dun - Eternal Vow

    3:54

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  • Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds

    13:51

    NYO-USA performs Tan Dun’s Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds in Carnegie Hall on July 11, 2015, under the direction of Charles Dutoit. Watch additional highlights from this concert at:
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    Each summer, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute brings together the brightest young players from across the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Following a two-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers not only have the opportunity to play on the famed stage of Carnegie Hall but then embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world, while serving as dynamic musical ambassadors. To learn more about NYO-USA, visit
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    Video Director: Habib Azar
    Associate Director: Jay Millard
    Stage Manager: Carole Shure
    Technical Director: James Sapione
    Score Reader: Jacob Sustaita
    Cameras: Hiram Becker, Matt Bockelman, and Andrew Trost
    Video Engineer: David Satin

    Audio
    Courtesy of WQXR
    Listen to the full broadcast archived on the WQXR website at

  • Tan Dun - Internet Symphony Eroica

    7:57

    TheYouTube Symphony Orchestra performs The Internet Symphony Eroica as composed and conducted by Tan Dun.

    The world's first collaborative online orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall on April 15, 2009. Selected by the YouTube community and several members of the world's most renowned orchestras, the YouTube Symphony Orchestra is made up of over 96 professional and amateur musicians from 30+ countries and territories on six continents and represents 26 different instruments.

  • Overture

    4:23

    Overture · Itzhak Perlman · Kodo · Tan Dun · Ancient Rao Ensemble of Changsha Museum · China Philharmonic Chorus · China Philharmonic Orchestra

    Hero - Music from the Original Soundtrack

    ℗ 2002 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

    Released on: 2002-02-19

    Associated Performer: China Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
    Producer: Grace Row

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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  • Tan Dun, Itzhak Perlman, Kodo - Love in Distance

    4:55

    Music Credits:
    Artist Composer: Tan Dun, Violinist: Itzhak Perlman
    Song: Love in Distance
    Hero Soundtrack


    Tan Dun, Itzhak Perlman, Kodo - Love in Distance Hero

  • HD 張靚穎Jane Zhang、譚盾Tan Dun【我用所有報答愛/Only For Love】

    6:55

    張靚穎Jane Zhang、譚盾《我用所有報答愛/Only For Love》
    (2015/10/11 張靚穎和她的朋友們古典音樂會紀錄片/Documentary of 2015Jane Zhang and Her Friends Classical Concert)
    紀錄片完整版:

    《我用所有報答愛》是中國歌手張靚穎演唱的歌曲,由范學宜填詞、譚盾譜曲、郎朗演奏。收錄於《夜宴電影原聲帶》和《武俠三部曲》,同時是電影《夜宴》主題曲。
    該曲已於2006年08月20日在中國大陸發行,並獲得第十二屆香港電影金紫荊獎最佳電影歌曲獎。

    《我用所有報答愛》的作曲者譚盾先生作為一名指揮家,以指揮及策劃具有多元化文化特色的當代新作品,新觀念音樂會和音樂節而蜚聲國際。電影《夜宴》中宮廷鬥爭的權力、愛情、死亡的故事。為人們講述了一個關於慾望的淒美傳說。譚盾先生有感而發,進而凝練,創作出這首歌曲。

    張靚穎演唱的片尾曲《我用所有報答愛》更由影片令人意外的結局緩緩帶出,高亢而悲情的嗓音與金屬感的鋼琴演奏緊緊交融,伴隨著影片中由章子怡飾演的悲劇主角最後的眼神,為影片結尾製造出輝煌的最後高潮。值得一提的是,《我用所有報答愛》不僅具有更多的流行度,還用67個字的歌詞精準地概括了整個劇情,用四句話揭示了四位主角的命運——只為一支歌,血染紅寂寞,只為一場夢,摔碎了山河。
    儘管《我用所有報答愛》由於編曲格調過於高雅,並沒有像《天下無雙》那樣街知巷聞,然而這首歌卻證明了張靚穎強大的演唱功力。

    歌曲的MV是電影《夜宴》中的幾個片段拼湊起來,在mv的開頭表是一隻蝎子在一卷畫上行走,接著鏡頭一轉來到一處竹林,有幾人戴著面具的人在對著一幅畫跳舞,接著描述宮廷里為了個人私慾和權力鬥爭的場面,在帝王的慾望下,女人只是一種附庸。女人渴望得到真正的愛情,奈何帝王只是將她們視為玩物。最終女人死在帝王權力的鬥爭下,朝代的演替也在不知不覺中蔓延開來。

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    作詞:范學宜
    作曲:譚盾

    只為一支歌 血染紅寂寞
    只為一場夢 摔碎了山河
    只為一顆心 愛到分離才相遇
    只為一滴淚 模糊了恩仇
    我用所有報答愛 你卻不回來
    歲月……從此一刀兩段
    永不見風雨 風雨……風雨……
    只為一支歌 血染紅寂寞
    只為一場夢 摔碎了山河
    只為一顆心 愛到分離才相遇
    只為一滴淚 模糊了恩仇
    我用所有報答愛 你卻不回來
    歲月……從此一刀兩段
    永不見風雨 風雨……風雨……

    2006/08/20

  • Lang Lang - Tan Dun 8 Memories, Op. 1

    15:19

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Soundtrack

    5:46

    Part 1/9 The brilliant score of a marvelous movie; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Score- Tan Dun

    Music
    Bushido
    To The South

  • Tan Dun. The Wolf . concerto voor contrabas en orkest

    30:09

    Dominic Seldis. Contrabas.

  • Tan Dun - For The World

    4:46

    Music from the film Hero
    Arranged by Laure Chan

    Performed on 20th July 2017
    Venue: Sala Cullel, San Pedro, Costa Rica
    Filming: Carlos Pipo Chaves

    It should be stated that the composer authorised permission to perform this work free of copyrights.


    Instagram @lolor22
    Facebook @laurechanviolin
    Website laurechan.com

  • The Tears of Nature de Tan Dun. Solista: Martin Grubinger con Filarmed

    17:43

  • ABRSM Piano 2017-2018 Grade 5 C1 Staccato Beans

    1:03

    Eugene got 29/30 in his grade 5 exam.

  • An Introduction to Tan Dun Water Passion After St. Matthew

    4:47

    For anyone who'd like to get a taste of highlights from Water Passion after St. Matthew....

    Original Cast:
    Tan Dun composer & conductor
    Rias Kammerchor (Director: Sarah Ioannides)

    Elizabeth Keusch, soprano
    Stephen Bryant, bass-baritone
    Mark O'Connor, violin
    Maya Baiser, cello
    David Cossin, percussion
    Juanling Chen, keyboard

  • Tan Dun: Prayer and Blessing

    9:03

    Tan Dun: Prayer and Blessing - A virtual performance, live-streamed from New York and Shanghai.
    April 12, 2020.

  • Tan Dun - For The World

    57:39

    I do not own the rights to this music.

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  • For the World

    4:20

    For the World · Itzhak Perlman · Tan Dun · Ancient Rao Ensemble of Changsha Museum · China Philharmonic Orchestra · China Philharmonic Chorus

    Hero - Music from the Original Soundtrack

    ℗ 2002 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

    Released on: 2002-02-19

    Associated Performer: China Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
    Producer: Grace Row

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Dun: The Banquet - 1. Only For Love

    5:22

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: The Banquet - 1. Only For Love (Theme Song) · Jane Zhang · Lang Lang · Shanghai Symphony Orchestra · Tan Dun · Gao Jian · Shanghai Opera House Chorus

    The Banquet

    ℗ 2006 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2006-01-01

    Producer, Programmer: Tan Dun
    Studio Personnel, Editor: John B. Hedges
    Studio Personnel, Editor, Programmer: Yuan Lin Chen
    Studio Personnel, Editor: Qin Shi Yue
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Tim Martyn
    Composer: Tan Dun
    Author: Fan Yue Yi

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Dun: Water Passion after St. Matthew

    14:05

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    Time: 2016-10-28 20:00
    Venue: Shanghai Symphony Hall - Concert Hall

    International Chorakademie Lübeck
    Conductor: Tan Dun Choirmaster: Rolf Beck
    Soprano: Maria Chiara Chizzoni
    Baritone: Stephen Bryant

    Programme:
    Tan Dun: Water Passion after St. Matthew

  • Tan Dun: The Banquet - 2. Waiting

    2:05

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: The Banquet - 2. Waiting · Lang Lang · Shanghai Symphony Orchestra · Tan Dun · Gao Jian

    The Banquet

    ℗ 2006 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2006-01-01

    Producer, Programmer: Tan Dun
    Studio Personnel, Editor: John B. Hedges
    Studio Personnel, Editor, Programmer: Yuan Lin Chen
    Studio Personnel, Editor: Qin Shi Yue
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Tim Martyn
    Composer: Tan Dun

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Dun: Blue Orchid

    4:48

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: Blue Orchid · Rudolf Buchbinder

    The Diabelli Project

    ℗ 2020 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2020-03-06

    Producer, Recording Producer, Studio Personnel, Editor: Philipp Nedel
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer, Mastering Engineer: Martin Kistner
    Composer: Tan Dun

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Dun — Gone With Leaves

    4:38

    Hero Movie Soundtrack
    Composed by Tan Dun

  • Tan Dun - The Map 1/9 Ghost Dance & Cry Singing

    9:28

    Tan Dun - The Map 1/9 Ghost Dance & Cry Singing

  • Tan Dun: The Banquet - 4. Longing in Silence

    2:15

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: The Banquet - 4. Longing in Silence (woman) · Zhou Xun · Yuan Li · Tan Dun

    The Banquet

    ℗ 2006 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2006-01-01

    Producer, Programmer: Tan Dun
    Editor: John B. Hedges
    Editor, Programmer: Yuan Lin Chen
    Editor: Qin Shi Yue
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer: Lu Xiao Xing
    Studio Personnel, Asst. Recording Engineer: Zhend Zi Hua
    Studio Personnel, Asst. Recording Engineer: Mo Jia Wei
    Associated Performer, Musical Assistant: Qiu Wei Cheng
    Composer: Tan Dun
    Author: Sheng He Yu

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Water Music - Tan Dun

    16:47

    Simantra percussion Ensemble plays Tan Dun's Water Music, at the VI International percussion Festival Tomarimbando, (Tomar, Portugal).

    Artistic Director - Fernando Chaib

    Contacts - fernandochaib@gmail.com

  • Tan Dun - Improvisation @Plantage Studios Amsterdam

    3:25

    In 1991 Tan Dun was invited by Ed Spanjaard and the Nieuw Ensemble to perform Chinese music.
    Tan Dun plays on the Drum with two strings and usus cardboard rolls.

    Broadcast 31-3-1991
    This video was recorded in the Plantage Amsterdam voor VPRO Reiziger in Muziek, a music program made by the Dutch public broadcast organisation VPRO between 1989 - 2000

  • Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 6. Floating Clouds

    1:43

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 6. Floating Clouds (Live) · Lang Lang

    Lang Lang - Live at Carnegie Hall

    ℗ 2004 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2004-01-01

    Producer: Martin T:son Engstroem
    Producer, Recording Producer: Christian Gansch
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Wolf-Dieter Karwatky
    Studio Personnel, Balance Engineer, Editor: Stephan Flock
    Composer: Tan Dun

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Duns The Secret Songs of Women

    2:48

  • Tan Dun Song of Peace.wmv

    8:35

    Excuse the poor writing, I just really wanted to be able to hear this song and I couldnt find it anywhere else on here.

    This is Tan Dun's 'Song of Peace' from his 1997 Symphony

  • Tan Dun: Water Music | 21st Century Consort

    18:32

    After months of planning, then a week of rehearsals with heavy percussion loaded-in, the COVID-19 outbreak resulted in cancellation of this concert. To honor the work of these musicians and composers, at a time when all performing artists are vulnerable to closures, filmmaker H. Paul Moon documented this performance at the Hirshhorn National Museum of Modern Art at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. The auditorium was mostly empty, with prudent distancing measures taken, while the music played on. To follow along with a written program, download the PDF at: And to watch the complete concert, visit:

    TAN DUN: Water Music
    Nathaniel Fuerst, percussion
    Lee Hinkle, percussion
    John McGovern, percussion
    Corey Sittinger, percussion

    Filmed and edited by H. Paul Moon
    Christopher Kendall, artistic director
    Boyd Sarratt, production manager
    Mark Huffman, recording engineer

  • Tan Dun: The Banquet - 11. Longing in Silence

    4:19

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: The Banquet - 11. Longing in Silence (man) · Teng Ge Er · Lang Lang · Yuan Li · Tan Dun

    The Banquet

    ℗ 2006 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2006-01-01

    Producer, Programmer: Tan Dun
    Editor: John B. Hedges
    Editor, Programmer: Yuan Lin Chen
    Editor: Qin Shi Yue
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Tim Martyn
    Composer: Tan Dun
    Author: Sheng He Yu

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 5. Ancient Burial

    2:46

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 5. Ancient Burial (Live) · Lang Lang

    Lang Lang - Live at Carnegie Hall

    ℗ 2004 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2004-01-01

    Producer: Martin T:son Engstroem
    Producer, Recording Producer: Christian Gansch
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Wolf-Dieter Karwatky
    Studio Personnel, Balance Engineer, Editor: Stephan Flock
    Composer: Tan Dun

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Duns Martial Arts Trilogy Preview

    1:56

    Preview Tan Dun's Martial Trilogy and join the Bard Conservatory Orchestra at The Fisher Center for the September 28 performance featuring faculty soloists.

  • Yearning for Peace - Hero - Tan Dun

    3:30

    Music from the ending scene, with Itzhak Perlman on the violin.

  • Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 2. Staccato Beans

    1:20

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 2. Staccato Beans (Live) · Lang Lang

    Lang Lang - Live at Carnegie Hall

    ℗ 2004 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2004-01-01

    Producer: Martin T:son Engstroem
    Producer, Recording Producer: Christian Gansch
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Wolf-Dieter Karwatky
    Studio Personnel, Balance Engineer, Editor: Stephan Flock
    Composer: Tan Dun

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Tan Dun: Paper Concerto

    1:32

    Paper, normally a utilitarian material, becomes a solo instrument in Tan Duns ingenious and inventive Paper Concerto, fusing orchestral music and organic sounds to create accessible, even melodious, music that is almost beyond imagination. Intriguing sounds are created by all manner of different papers, so that they appear elemental rather than simplistic, tapping into something basic in the fabric of our lives. In a remarkable and unforgettable concert experience, Tan Dun directs the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and soloist Haruka Fujii in a vivid demonstration of his belief that orchestral music, far from being static and traditional, still has the capacity for experimentation and the power to stimulate in extraordinary ways.

    Available from Opus Arte on DVD


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  • Relaxing Tan Dun & Yo Yo Ma MUST HEAR !!!!!!!!!

    3:57

    This is a mix of tan duns yearing for the sword by tan dun performed nu yo yo ma mixed beautifully to give you that chi shiver. please enjoy and feel free to ask any questions. :) please vote and comment :)

  • Tan Dun Internet Symphony Eroica

    4:31

    Tan Dun Internet Symphony Eroica

  • Tan Dun: Intercourse of Fire and Water, for solo cello

    15:24

    Tan Dun: Intercourse of Fire and Water for solo cello
    by Anssi Karttunen, cello

    with Monotypes by Muriel von Braun


  • Eldbjørg Hemsing and Tan Dun - Fire Ritual

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    Tan Dun - Fire Ritual violin concertos (Apple Exclusive release January 18th 2019)

    Listen to the album:

    Eldbjørg Hemsing, violin
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Oslo Filharmonien / Oslo Philharmonic

    Tan Dun (b. 1957) - Violin Concerto ‘Rhapsody and Fantasia’ (rev. 2018)
    I. Rock the Violin in Rhapsody
    II. A Dream Out of Peking Opera

    Tan Dun (b. 1957) - Violin Concerto ‘Fire Ritual’: A music ritual for the Victims of War (2018)


    The violin concerto Fire Ritual – ‘a music ritual for the Victims of War’ – was written for and premièred by Eldbjørg Hemsing. The musical narrative is divided into four parts: Cruel Wars, Innocent People, Mantras of the Heavenly Birds and Eternity. These four themes create a musical ceremony for the victims of war, for those who have suffered through human history, and a prayer for eternal peace.

    Fire Ritual unfolds and extends from a single note D (‘re’ on the solfège scale) - Re is a prefix used with the meaning ‘again’: REnew, REstart, REsurrect… As a ritual and ceremonial rite, the work is centred on the note ‘re’, calling for the REturn of souls and the REbirth of all victims of war so that they may RElive another life, and love once more.


    Music in the teaser:
    Tan Dun (b. 1957) - Violin Concerto ‘Fire Ritual’: I. Moderato

  • For the world - Tan Dun

    4:15

    For the world - Tan Dun
    Amazing !!

  • Tan Dun: Concerto for Orchestra

    34:18

    Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by / Orquesta Filarmónica de Hong Kong dirigida por Tan Dun.

    I. Light and Timespace / Luz y Tiempo (0:00)
    II. Scent of Bazaar / Aromas de Bazar (9:03)
    III. Raga of the Desert / La Raga del Desierto (13:42)
    IV. Forbidden City / La Ciudad Prohibida (27:29)

    Tan Dun (b. 1957) is likely China’s most popular composer, having written in Chinese and Western classical styles and music for celebrated films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon for which he won an Academy Award. His style is syncretic of Eastern and Western musical techniques, always possessing a sense of balance between harmonic and dissonant elements and never being shy to ask for special effects. His Concerto for Orchestra was based on the voyages of Marco Polo (1254-1324), a Venetian trader who is purportedly the first European to reach China. The work, itself inspired by Tan Dun’s eponym opera, is a symphonic, physical and spiritual travel between many places across the Eurasian Continent.

    Tan Dun (n.1957) es probablemente uno de los compositores más populares de China, habiendo escrito en los estilos clásicos de China y de Occidente, así como música para películas célebres como El Tigre y el Dragón por la cual ganó un Premio de la Academia. Su estilo es un sincretismo de técnicas musicales de oriente y occidente, siempre teniendo en cuenta un equilibrio entre armonía y disonancia y sin tener pena de realizar efectos especiales. Su Concierto para Orquesta se basa en los viajes de Marco Polo (1254-1324), un comerciante veneciano quien se presume fue el primer europeo en viajar hasta China. La obra, inspirada en su ópera homónima, es un viaje sinfónico, físico y espiritual entre varios lugares del continente eurasiático.

    Image/imagen: 1. Marco Polo. Unknown artist / Artista Desconocido. N.D.
    2. Street in Samarkand / Calle en Samarcanda. Richard-Karl Karlovitch Zommer. 1906.
    3. Giant Buddhas of Laishan. Photo taken sometime before 2001. / Budas Gigantes de Leshan. Foto tomada antes de 2001.
    4. Forbidden City. Ming Dynasty art. Ca 15th Century. / La Ciudad Prohibida. Arte de la Dinastía Ming. Ca. Siglo 15.

  • Tan Dun – Nu Shu: the Secret Songs of Women

    3:31

    In 2013, the Oscar and Grammy Awards winner, the most important contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun created Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women — Symphony for 13th microfilms, harp, and orchestra. The microfilms are based on more than 200 hours of video which had been filmed during several years of Nu Shu language research.

    In 2018, Maestro Tan Dun invited Artyom Dervoed to arrange the symphony for the guitar.

    A year later, at the XIV Guitar Virtuosi Moscow International Festival, the Nu Shu eight movements guitar transcription were premiered. A few months later, the two artists premiered the entire Nu Shu: The Secret Songs Of Women symphony in China, with Qingdao Symphony orchestra.

    Svetlanov State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Valentin Uryupin.
    March 20, 2019.





    Copyright ©️ 2013 by G. Schirmer, Inc. (ASCAP), and Tan Dun (ASCAP)
    This arrangement ©️ 2019 by G. Schirmer, Inc. (ASCAP), and Tan Dun (ASCAP)
    International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.
    Warning: Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is
    prohibited by Federal Law and is subject to criminal prosecution.

  • Longing in Silence, by Tan Dun; xiao solo by Dennis Kwong Thye Lee 《越人歌》— 潭盾; 李光泰 簫獨奏

    2:37

    'Longing in Silence', setting by Tan Dun of the 6th century BC Chinese poem 'Song of the Yue Boatman'; xiao solo by Dennis Kwong Thye Lee
    《越人歌》— 潭盾; 李光泰 簫獨奏

    Recorded live on 5th February 2016 at the Kabaret@Karamel in Wood Green, London at a gig with Liz Chi Yen Liew, Wayne Urquhart and Elizabeth Nott celebrating Chinese New Year (Year of the Monkey).

    Filmed by Suki Mok Photography
    Live sound by Øyvind Aamli

    ~ with thanks to Stella Polaris Studios and Kabaret@Karamel




  • Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 8. Sunrain

    1:39

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op. 1 - 8. Sunrain (Live) · Lang Lang

    Lang Lang - Live at Carnegie Hall

    ℗ 2004 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

    Released on: 2004-01-01

    Producer: Martin T:son Engstroem
    Producer, Recording Producer: Christian Gansch
    Studio Personnel, Balance Engineer, Editor: Stephan Flock
    Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer: Wolf-Dieter Karwatky
    Composer: Tan Dun

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  • Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolor

    13:20

    Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolor
    Piano by Tianshu Wang

    1. Missing Moon
    2. Stccato Beans
    3. Herdboy's Song
    4. Blue Nun
    5. Ancient Burial
    6. Floating Clouds
    7. Red Wilderness
    8. Sunrain

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