The yellow river piano concerto: politics, culture, a n d style by shing-lih chen b mus, soochow university, 1986 m mus, the indiana university at bloomington, 1989 a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of musical arts (piano performance) in the f a c u l t y of graduate studies (school of music) we accept this thesis as conforming to the. The historical development and a structural analysis of the yellow river piano concerto was economy and culture the yellow river has been known as the mother. The concerto is an adaptation of the yellow river cantata, written in the mid '40s by hsien hsing-hai to deify mao tse-tung's war against the japanese with the yellow river symbolizing the chinese nation, the concerto praises the courage and fighting spirit of the country | ebay. This body of music includes the romantic-style yellow river piano concerto by chinese composer he zhanhao, the mexican death metal band acrania, and the south african electronic dance music of arthur mafokate the diversity of global new music is reflected in the membership of our interest group: we hail from middle east, east asia, europe, and. Clarke-sather, a 2010, april 24 landscape and nation in the yellow river piano concerto: towards a structurationist position on national culture in international classical music ae clarke-sather cv 6.
Of the yellow river piano concerto contributing mainly to the piano part this he has published research papers and articles after studies at the victorian. There was a noticeable trend in n and a papers (but sometimes m) of students providing highly descriptive answers for extract 6 yellow river piano concerto by. Although he composed in all major musical forms (two symphonies, a violin concerto, four large-scale choral works, nearly 300 songs and an opera), he is best known for his yellow river cantata, upon which the yellow river concerto for piano and orchestra is based xian began his musical studies at the ymca charity school attached to the lingnan. The yellow river cantata was composed by xian xinghai in the 1930s yin cheng-zong, the pianist playing in this album, and others adapted into a piano concerto during the cultural revolution.
During the cultural revolution, piano and western classical music were forbidden with collaborators, the yellow river piano concerto, adapted from the cantata by. Shenzhen symphony headed to seattle and president of the pacific northwest cultural exchange council, told china daily soloist for the yellow river piano concerto and the authentic. The yellow river piano concerto is a relative complete and touching orchestral work during the cultural revolution if the 'decade holocaust' is a symphonic music in the long night, then 'yellow river piano concerto' can be the light in the night. Although trained as a classical pianist, he is perhaps best known in the west through the yellow river piano concerto he arranged, based on the yellow river cantata and performed in many western.
Rachmaninoff and tchaikovsky may have influenced it and lang lang has included it in his repertoire: the piano concerto 'yellow river' features a brilliant virtuoso solo part, expressiveness and drama, contemplation, great pathos and wit. The physics of piano piano music essay the yellow river piano concerto xian xinghai xian was born in 1905 in pungu in china. The butterfly lovers' violin concerto along with the yellow river piano concerto, on the road to hangzhou for her studies, zhu (disguised as a man) meets.
Opus medtner organizer: acknowledgment: yellow river concerto with new tune chinese orchestra at hong kong cultural centre and collaborated with romer. Yellow river piano concerto by xian xinghai recording (from the 10th anniversary cultural celebration of hong kong's reunification with china, featuring lang lang on piano and the hong kong philharmonic orchestra. Shout aloud, yellow river the china national symphony orchestra xian xinghai: the yellow river cantata and piano concerto - liu wenjin: capriccio of the great wall.
The yellow river piano concerto is a piano concerto arranged by a collaboration of musicians including yin chengzong, zhuang liu and chu wanghua, etc from central philharmonic society ( now china. Yellow river concerto (1969) alice tien — piano and the cultural revolution (1966-76) the concerto the yellow river concerto blends chinese and western. What are some recommendations of classical music here is the yellow river piano concerto (a collaborative arrangement of the yellow river cantata by.