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CHIN, Gordon Shi-Wen: Cello Concerto No. 1 / Symphony No. 3,

    




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CHIN, Gordon Shi-Wen: Cello Concerto No. 1 / Symphony No. 3, "Taiwan" (Wen-Sinn Yang, Taiwan Philharmonic, Shao-Chia Lü)

Gordon Chin is one of Taiwan’s leading composers, and increasingly honoured by commissions and performances from major ensembles in North America, Asia and Europe. Featuring an array of exotic Chinese percussion instruments, Symphony No. 3 Taiwan’ is a dramatically powerful work cast in three movements which explore his native country’s turbulent history. Specific literary quotations from Shakespeare, Blaise Pascal and Samuel Johnson elucidate the expressive moods of the three-movement Cello Concerto No. 1.


Chin, Gordon Shi-Wen

  Cello Concerto No. 1
1.   I. Allegro 00:13:29
2.   II. Dreams trapped inside the Mirror 00:10:37
3.   III. After Great Pain 00:11:38
  Symphony No. 3, "Taiwan"
4.   I. Plunder 00:09:32
5.   II. Dark Night 00:08:40
6.   III. Upsurge 00:08:16

Total Playing Time: 01:02:12






Composer(s):
Chin, Gordon Shi-Wen

Conductor(s):
Lu, Shao-Chia

Orchestra(s):
Taiwan Philharmonic, NSO

Artist(s):
Yang, Wen-Sinn

Label: Naxos

Genre: Concertos; Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.570615

Barcode: 747313061570

Physical Release: 08/2015

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