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Dun Tan
1957 -
China | United States of America
Dun Tan
Tan Dun ['Tan' is the Family name] (18/08/1957) is a Chinese contemporary classical composer, pianist, viola d'amore player and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His works often incorporate audiovisual elements; use instruments constructed from organic materials, such as paper, water, and stone; and are often inspired by traditional Chinese theatrical and ritual performance. In 2013, he was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. He has won numerous awards for his works, including an Academy Award, a Grammy Award and a BAFTA award.
Requiem and Lullaby (from Heaven Earth Mankind)
Composed in:1997
Requiem and Lullaby (from Heaven Earth Mankind) (1997) for Soprano (or Low Bass or children's chorus) and string instrument (vc, vn, or Erhu)