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A Study of Two Selected Chamber Works for Piano and Violin by Bright Sheng A Night at the Chinese Opera and Three Fantasies

Abstract Our world has become smaller due to globalization and frequent cultural exchange between different countries. As a result, classical music is becoming increasingly global. There are a significant number of Chinese composers, including Tan Dun, Chen Yi, Zhou Long, and Bright Sheng, who have gained international attention. For a modern performer, familiarity with music outside of the Western canon is increasingly important.

Bright Sheng is an internationally renowned Chinese-American composer who blends the heritage of traditional Chinese musical elements, traditional instruments, Chinese Opera and folk melodies with Western musical techniques. He infuses Chinese character into his works and introduces Chinese music to the Western classical... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Jiang, Zhou (Author) / Ryan, Russell (Advisor) / Campbell, Andrew (Committee member) / Carpenter, Ellon (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / A Night at the Chinese Opera / Bright Sheng / Piano and Violin / Three Fantasies
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 95 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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