February 9, 2003

BACH WELL-DUN:

A Look Inside Tan Dun's 'Water Passion' (Morning Edition, 2/08/03, NPR)
Composer Tan Dun's tribute to Bach -- "Water Passion after St. Matthew" -- debuted in New York last fall. Jeff Lunden, who reports on cultural topics, gives NPR an inside look at the performance. He was among the voices in the Dessoff Choirs, an amateur group that provided the composition's unusual vocal element.

The excerpts they played, of Water Passion after St. Matthew, sounded exactly as unusual as you'd expect from Tan Dun, the composer who did Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Posted by Orrin Judd at February 9, 2003 11:54 AM
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