Composer Tan Dun: “Water Passion” - UCTV Prime Cuts

9/4/2012; 8 minutes

Though perhaps best known for his film scores, including "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," Tan Dun is a prolific and versatile composer whose work fuses conventional instruments, natural sounds,electronics, and Asian and Western idioms into a dynamic, cohesive whole. In this interview Tan Dun discusses the artistic strategies employed in his theatrical oratorio "Water Passion," inspired by Bach's "St. Matthew's Passion." (#24267)

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