Paul Chihara

Biography

Born: July 9, 1938; Seattle, WA  
An American of Japanese descent, Chihara studied at Cornell University, with Gunther Schuller, Boulanger, and Ernst Pepping. He is a professor of music at the University of California at Los Angeles. He conducts the University's collegium musicum and founded and directs the Twice Ensemble. His interest in Oriental music is apparent in his music, and he utilizes the altered use of vibrato, limited pitch movement, and microtones. He also uses Read more electronically modified sounds. His compositions include choral, chamber, and orchestral works. His work Logs is a group of phrases that may be repeated and combined in different orders with alterations in sound. Read less
Chihara: Yulan / Chihara, International Chief Philharmonic Orchestra of Beijing
Release Date: 11/12/2013   Label: Albany Records  
Catalog: 1446   Number of Discs: 1
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Rochberg, Chihara, Rorem / Jerome Lowenthal
Release Date: 04/08/2014   Label: Bridge  
Catalog: 9417   Number of Discs: 1
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