• Bright Sheng
  • Tibetan Swing (2002)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)
  • 3(2pic).2+ca.3(Ebcl,bcl).3(cbn)4.3(2Ctpt).2+btbn.1timp.3perchpstr
  • 9 min

Programme Note

Premiere:
April 26, 2002
Brooklyn Philharmonic
Robert Spano, conductor
Brooklyn, NY

Composer Note:

Based on a typical Tibetan dance rhythm, this work tries to evoke both the beauty and the savagery of a particular mountain dance, an expressive dance well-known for swinging the long sleeves of its traditional costumes and for its rhythmic foot stomps.

—Bright Sheng

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