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Bright Sheng - Never Far Away (2009)
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Bright Sheng - Never Far Away (2009)
Contemporary Classical | Telarc | 2009 | 67:29 | EAC (FLAC, cue, no log) | Front cover | 269 MB

San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Jahja Ling, conductor, Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

‘Never Far Away’ features four orchestral pieces by Chinese-born composer Bright Sheng, Shanghai Overture, the short ballet The Nightingale and the Rose, and Tibetan Love Song and Swing. The title piece, Never Far Away is a wonderful harp concerto that stretches the instrument’s capabilities to the limit. It was commissioned and is performed by the pre-eminent soloist Yolanda Kondonassis.

World Premiere Recordings

Bright Sheng (b. 1955) has been a trendsetter in the world of composition. In 2001, he was selected to receive the MacArthur Foundation’s prestigious “Genius Award.” The award called Sheng “an innovative composer who merges diverse musical customs in works that transcend conventional aesthetic boundaries. He bridges East and West, lyrical and dissonant styles, and historical and contemporary themes to create elegant compositions with a distinctive signature.

-- http://www.prestoclassical.co.uk

1. Sheng: Shanghai Overture (World Premiere Recording) 8:39
2. Sheng: Never Far Away For Harp And Orchestra: I. Moonlight Shadows (World Premiere Recording) 9:10
3. Sheng: Never Far Away For Harp And Orchestra: II. The Drunken Fisher (World Premiere Recording) 7:00
4. Sheng: Never Far Away For Harp And Orchestra: III. Doctored Pentatonics (World Premiere Recording) 7:34
5. Sheng: The Nightingale And The Rose (World Premiere Recording) 21:48
6. Sheng: Tibetan Love Song And Swing: I. Tibetan Love Song (World Premiere Recording) 4:49
7. Sheng: Tibetan Love Song And Swing: II. Tibetan Swing (World Premiere Recording) 8:33

# Performers: Yolanda Kondonassis
# Original Release Date: August 25, 2021
# Release Date: August 25, 2021
# Label: Telarc
# Copyright: (C) 2009 Telarc International a division of Concord Music Group
# Total Length: 1:07:28
# Genres: Classical/General

About the composer and this disc see here.

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