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 35:15 Film Score
Ghost Opera, for string quartet & pipa, with stone, water, paper, and metal 1994 35:45 Chamber Music Show/Musical
Silk Road, for soprano & percussion 1989 11:35 Vocal Music
Death and Fire: Dialogue with Paul Klee, for orchestra 1992 26:56 Orchestral
Marco Polo, opera 1995 01:39:53 Opera
2000 Today: A World Symphony for the Millennium, for soprano & orchestra 1999 48:25 Symphony
Water Passion after St. Matthew, for soprano, bass-baritone, violin, cello, percussion, sound sampler, chorus & sound designer 2000 01:32:05 Choral
C-A-G-E III, improvisation for pipa 1997 05:50 Chamber Music
Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra: Yi2 1996 29:01 Concerto
Orchestral Theatre I: Xun, for orchestra & orchestra members' voices 1990 19:43 Orchestral
On Taoism, for voice, bass clarinet, contrabassoon & orchestra 1985 13:36 Vocal Music
C-A-G-E IV, for pipa & ensemble 1996 07:30 Chamber Music
Circle with Four Trios, Conductor, and Audience 1992 13:20 Chamber Music
In Distance, for piccolo, harp & bass drum 1987 12:57 Chamber Music
Orchestral Theatre II: Re, for divided orchestra, bass voice and audience with two conductors 1992 18:55 Show/Musical
Out of Peking Opera (Violin Concerto No. 1) 1987 17:31 Concerto
Elegy: Snow in June, for cello & 4 percussionists 1991 22:45 Chamber Music
Eight Colors, for string quartet 1986 15:36 Chamber Music
A Sinking Love, for soprano & viol consort (or string quartet) 1995 05:52 Vocal Music
Black Dance, for string quartet 01:57
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