谭盾 (Tan Dun)

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Tan Dun (simplified Chinese: 谭盾; traditional Chinese: 譚盾; pinyin: Tán Dùn, Mandarin pronunciation: [tʰǎn tu̯ə̂n]; born 1957, Changsha, Hunan) is a Chinese contemporary classical composer 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.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Ghost Opera (Kronos Quartet feat. Wu Man) 谭盾 1
1997 Symphony 1997:Heaven Earth Mankind Tan Dun; Yo‐Yo Ma 1
1998 Out of Peking Opera / Death and Fire / Orchestral Theatre II: Re Tan Dun; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Muhai Tang, Cho-Liang Lin 1
2002 Water Passion After Saint Matthew 谭盾 1
2008 Tan Dun: Pipa Concerto / Hayashi: Viola Concerto / Takemitsu: Nostalghia Tan Dun, Hikaru Hayashi, Tōru Takemitsu; Wu Man, Yuri Bashmet, Moscow Soloists 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Bitter Love 谭盾 1
2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 谭盾 4
2002 Hero 谭盾 5
2006 夜宴 谭盾 3
Tan Dun: Marco Polo 谭盾 1

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