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Sculpture in Melody for traditional solo sheng 《线性雕塑》,为传统笙而作(2015-6) – forthcoming premiere taster!

Categories Central Conservatory of Music, Chinese Instruments, Links: Video, Sheng 笙, solo, Zheng Yang 郑杨
Rehearsing with Zheng Yang in Beijing, January ’18

I’ve been working with the talented Zheng Yang for almost two years now; I have given her so many drafts of this piece!  With all the struggles to make my musical ideas playable on the sheng, complete with meticulously bar-by-bar solving of near intractable fingering problems, we’re nearing the full premiere of “Sculpture in Melody” for solo traditional sheng in June 2018.  Here’s a taster: