℗ 2015 Naxos
Released May 5, 2015
Duration 56m 30s
Record Label Naxos
Catalogue No. 8.570611
Genre Classical (Orchestral)
 

Zhou Long & Chen Yi: Symphony "Humen 1839" - The Rhyme of Taigu - The Enlightened

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Darrell Ang

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1.1
The Rhyme of Taigu
Zhou Long; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang
11:00
Symphony, "Humen 1839"  
1.2
I. Andante luminoso
Chen Yi; Zhou Long; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang
3:17
1.3
II. Allegro feroce
Chen Yi; Zhou Long; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang
9:05
1.4
III. Adagio tragico
Chen Yi; Zhou Long; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang
9:55
1.5
IV. Allegro trascinante
Chen Yi; Zhou Long; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang
6:16
1.6
The Enlightened
Zhou Long; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang
16:57
Digital Booklet
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Darrell Ang turn their attention to one of China’s leading composers, Pulitzer Prize-winning Zhou Long, on this Grammy nominated album of world premiere recordings. Long writes consistently compelling music, demonstrated here by The Rhyme of Taigu, which revives the spirit of Chinese court music from the Tang dynasty, drawing on traditional percussion instruments. Symphony "Humen 1839", co-composed with Chen Yi, vividly commemorates the public burning of over 1000 tonnes of opium, an event that was to lead to the First Opium War between Great Britain and China.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand, from 4th to 6th June, 2013 Producer and editor: Wayne Laird Engineer: Paul McGlashan Publishers: Oxford University Press (tracks 1, 6); Theodore Presser Co. (tracks 2-5) Booklet notes: Zhou Long Cover: kn1 (iStockphoto
Track title
Peak
(dB FS)
RMS
(dB FS)
LUFS
(integrated)
DR
Album average
Range of values
-0.66
-0.66 to -0.66
-23.25
-25.46 to -17.07
-18.18
-20.40 to -13.80
14
10 to 16
1
The Rhyme of Taigu
-0.66-24.68-20.416
2
I. Andante luminoso
-0.66-23.83-19.914
3
II. Allegro feroce
-0.66-24.24-18.714
4
III. Adagio tragico
-0.66-25.46-18.915
5
IV. Allegro trascinante
-0.66-17.07-13.810
6
The Enlightened
-0.66-24.22-17.414

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