Taigu Rhyme

Taigu Rhyme : For Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello and percussion

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for clarinet, violin, cello, and percussion Taigu is the Chinese pronunciation of the Japanese word Taiko (fat drum). Although the tradition of taiko drumming has existed in Japan for many centuries, its origins can be traced back to the taigu drumming tradition that grew out of Buddhist doctrines and courtly ceremonies from China. In this 3 movement work, Zhou Long explores the energy and the spirit behind this unique art form, in which organized rhythmic materials generate a dramatic and powerful music. Percussion 1: Chu (medium drum), 3 Shime (small drums), Claves, Temple Chime Percussion 2: Chu (medium drum), 4 Gongs (4"-6") Percussion 3: Odaiko (large drum), 5 Temple Blocks, 2 Bells (2"), Tam-tamshow more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 108 pages
  • 232 x 305 x 8mm | 357g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0193866978
  • 9780193866973

About Long Zhou

Zhou Long is internationally recognized for creating a unique body of music that brings together the aesthetic concepts and musical elements of East and West. Deeply grounded in the entire spectrum of his Chinese heritage, including folk, philosophical, and spiritual ideals, he is a pioneer in transferring the idiomatic sounds and techniques of ancient Chinese musical traditions to modern Western instruments and ensembles. Born in Beijing but a United States citizen since 1999, Zhou Long is married to the composer-violinist Chen Yi.show more