#175 Bright Sheng

Chinese composer Bright Sheng grew up hearing traditional Chinese music but became fascinated by Western classical music. As a composer, he’s forged a highly successful career blending both sound worlds into a fascinatingly distinctive sonic identity.

Bright Sheng: H’un Lacerations (excerpt)
New York Chamber Symphony/Gerard Schwartz
New World 80407
1:06

Sheng: Dance Capriccio
Shanghai Quartet; Peter Serkin, p.
Naxos 970235
11:23

Sheng: Three Chinese Love Songs
  “Blue Flower”
  “At the Hillside Where Horses are Running”
  “The Stream Flows”

Lisa Saffer, soprano; Paul Neubauer, viola; Bright Sheng, piano
New World 80407
6:47

Sheng: The Blazing Mirage
Hong Kong Philharmonic/Sheng; Trey Lee, cello
Naxos 8570610
18:43

Sheng: String Quartet No. 4, Silent Temple, III
Shanghai Quartet
BIS 1138
2:41

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s