Temple Fair

Temple Fair

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for alto saxophone and cello Markets known as 'Temple Fairs' were held during the period of the Tang Dynasty. During these festivals games were played and performances given. This work describes an imagined Temple fair. The composer explores the music of an ancient Chinese double reed instrument and traditional Chinese drum rhythms and gives the lines to the modern saxophone and cello.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music
  • 217 x 281 x 3mm | 140g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193870088
  • 9780193870086

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