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Tan Dun - Tea, A Mirror Of Soul / Lundy, Fu, Gillet, Richardson, Liang

Dun / Nhko
Release Date: 03/08/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000385109  
Composer:  Tan Dun
Performer:  Fu HaijingStephen RichardsonChristopher GillettLiang Ning,   ... 
Conductor:  Tan Dun
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Opera ChorusNHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo

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NTSC Colour 16:9 | PCM Stereo, DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.1 | subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese

Grammy® and Academy Award® winning composer-conductor Tan Dun has made an indelible mark on the world music scene with an expansive and creative repertoire.

Tan Dun’s newest opera, Tea, was party inspired by Lu Yu’s eighth-century work, Book of Tea. The opera connects the best of the composer’s musical innovations into a compact three-act, 100-minute work.

• The DVD video Teais based on a production by Suntory Hall Tokyo, in co-production with the Netherlands Opera Het Muziektheatre Amsterdam and Shanghai Grand Theatre.
• Libretto written by Tan Dun and Xu Ying (the
Read more resident Playwright of Beijing´s China National Opera and Dance Drama Theatre).
• Bonus material includes three short video features: “Stone Drumming,” “Water Cadenza” and “Ceramic Music.”

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Works on This Recording

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Tea by Tan Dun
Performer:  Fu Haijing (Baritone), Stephen Richardson (Bass), Christopher Gillett (Tenor),
Liang Ning (Alto), Nancy Allen Lundy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tan Dun
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Opera Chorus,  NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
Date of Recording: 10/22/2002 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo 
Length: 120 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 

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