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Sheng: The Phoenix
Sheng, Hill, Seattle Symphony
Sheng: The Phoenix
Genres: Pop, Classical
 
This world premiere recording of The Phoenix, co-commissioned by — the Seattle Symphony and Danish — National Symphony Orchestra, was — inspired by a Hans Christian — Andersen tale, the mythical bird — symbolizing for Chinese-A...  more »

     
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All Artists: Sheng, Hill, Seattle Symphony, Schwarz
Title: Sheng: The Phoenix
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Naxos
Original Release Date: 1/1/2009
Re-Release Date: 3/31/2009
Genres: Pop, Classical
Styles: Vocal Pop, Historical Periods, Modern, 20th, & 21st Century, Symphonies
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 636943961025

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This world premiere recording of The Phoenix, co-commissioned by
the Seattle Symphony and Danish
National Symphony Orchestra, was
inspired by a Hans Christian
Andersen tale, the mythical bird
symbolizing for Chinese-American
composer Bright Sheng 'the muse of
all peoples.' Aggressive fervor seeks
meditative peace in H'un: In
memoriam 1966-1976, hailed by The
New York Times as 'a searing
portrait of the Cultural Revolution
in China ... deeply affecting.'
Sheng s exquisite Spring Dreams,
Three Fantasias and Tibetan Dance
are available on Naxos 8.570601.
China Dreams and Nanking Nanking
can be heard on Naxos 8.555866.