Wu Ji

Wu Ji

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for piano and two percussion The title of the work, Wu Ji, comes from ancient Chinese philosophy: "Wu" means "nothing" or "the lack of." "Ji" means "polarity" or "infinity," that which is beyond time and space; its presence precedes that of anything in the universe. (The percussion instruments required are: marimba, tam-tam, high blocks, Chinese opera gongs, wing gong, crotales, mark-tree, bow chime, vibraphone, blocks.)show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 52 pages
  • 228.6 x 304.8 x 1.27mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0193865653
  • 9780193865655

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