Christmas Special (2) — Nan-Chang Chien

25 12 2010

    Today’s Scordatura will feature Christmas Special from 3:00 to 7:00 pm on KTRU, Houston. 

    Secondly, we will play music by Taiwanese composer Nan-Chang Chien. 

  

    Mr. Chien completed music education at the Chinese Cultural University and the Munich Consercatory, Germany.  Also, he has been an awards winner since 1976, such as Huang Zi Composition Award by the Ministry of Education, Sun Yat-Sen Art and Literature Prize, Best Composer in the 9th, 13th, and 16th Golden Melody Award, Taiwan, and so on.  Mr. Chien was also awarded the National Culture and Art Award in 2005.

   On today’s Scordatura, we are going to play Mr. Chien’s most well-known compositions, including The Maiden of Malan (1996), Perpetuum Mobile (1996), 158 for percussion ensemble, and so on.  Tune in between 5:00 and 7:00 pm on KTRU.

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