Tan Dun

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Tan Dun is one of the most significant contemporary composers on the international scene to have come from China.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, film score 2000 Film Score
Hero, film score 2002 Film Score
Eight Memories in Watercolor, for piano, Op. 1 1978 Keyboard
The Banquet, film score Film Score
Peony Pavilion, opera 1998 Opera
Heaven Earth Mankind (Symphony 1997), symphony for cello, Bianzhong Bells, children's chorus, CD player & orchestra 1997 Symphony
A Love Before Time (from "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") 2000 Vocal Music
Eight Colors, for string quartet 1986 Chamber Music
Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra: Yi2 1996 Concerto
Orchestral Theatre I: Xun, for orchestra & orchestra members' voices 1990 Orchestral
Marco Polo, opera 1995 Opera
Pieces (8) in Hunan Accent, piano pieces for young pianists 1978 Keyboard
Death and Fire: Dialogue with Paul Klee, for orchestra 1992 Orchestral
On Taoism, for voice, bass clarinet, contrabassoon & orchestra 1985 Vocal Music
2000 Today: A World Symphony for the Millennium, for soprano & orchestra 1999 Symphony
Shuang Que, for erhu & yangquin 1984 Chamber Music
Ghost Opera, for string quartet & pipa, with stone, water, paper, and metal 1994 Chamber Music Show/Musical
C-A-G-E IV, for pipa & ensemble 1996 Chamber Music
Elegy: Snow in June, for cello & 4 percussionists 1991 Chamber Music
Nine Songs, ritual opera 1989 Opera
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