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Tan Dun

Tan Dun (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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Recent Tan Dun releases

Tan Dun - Buddha Passion
Tan Dun - Buddha Passion

17.43

(Decca)

Music for a New Century
Music for a New Century

12.83

(Deutsche Grammophon)

Piano Miniatures from China
Piano Miniatures from China

12.83

(Grand Piano)

Intercourse of Fire and Water: Works for Solo Cello
Intercourse of Fire and Water: Works for Solo Cello

13.75

(Coviello Classics)