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Xuntian  He

Born: 1952
Country of origin: China, People's Republic
Upcoming :
2019-03-21 | Barcelona (Spain), L\'Auditori de Barcelona

Xuntian He is a distinguished composer, creator of a new musical languages, and professor at Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 1981, he established the Three Periods Theory and the Theory of Musical Dimensions. In 1982, he developed the Renyilv Duyingfa Method of Musical Composition, one of the first compositional methods of the People's Republic. His CD albums Sister Drum and Voices from the Sky, were released in more than 80 countries with a total sales volume of several million copies. In 1996, He established a new Method of Musical Composition and one year later, he put forward the Theory of Interspace. In 2003, he composed Images in Sound, which he calls mankind's gift of primordial music to all species of the natural world. In 2008, he produced Ehe Chant that includes Freudian Pre-consciousness as a composition technique.

He received 15 international composition awards, including the Outstanding Musical Achievement Award of the International New Music Composer Competition USA 1989-1990. Moreover, he was awarded 13 national composition prizes, including the First Prize at the Third All-China Music Competition as well as and a number of international and national honorary awards, including the 4th Mercedes-AMG National Spirit Achievers Award. His works have been premiered and performed globally by many leading orchestras and ensembles, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra and countless others.

Thousands of national and international news media and academic journals, including the New York Times, the Times Magazine, the Washington Post, The Times, BBC, ABC, CNN, NHK etc., have reviewed He’s works, composition techniques and ideas. His theories and works are believed to be groundbreaking and truly original music of his country. According to the New York Times, he “fulfilled the Chinese people’s dream to introduce their music to the world.”

2019-03-21 | Barcelona (Spain), L\'Auditori de Barcelona

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  1. Whirling Papaver

    Whirling Papaver

    for piano
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 22236 Q40291
    €11.99  *
  2. Whirling Udumbara II

    Whirling Udumbara II

    for viola, violoncello and He-drum
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    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : viola, cello and He-drum
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 22342 Q41373
    €19.99  *
  3. Scent Dance IV

    Scent Dance IV

    for piano
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    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : piano
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : ED 21535 Q11180
    €1.99  *
  4. Scent Dance II

    Scent Dance II

    for violoncello solo
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    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : cello
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : CB 251 Q18570
    €9.99  *
  5. Scent Dance I

    Scent Dance I

    for clarinet solo
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    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : clarinet
    Order No. : KLB 85 Q18572
    €8.99  *
  6. Scent Dance III

    Scent Dance III

    for string quartet
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    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : string quartet
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 21454 Q18646
    €22.99  *
  7. FuSe Pattern - Images in Sound 2

    FuSe Pattern - Images in Sound 2

    for piccolo, flute and violin
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    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : Piccolo, flute and violin
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 21724 Q21242
    €15.99  *
  8. Whirling Udumbara I & II

    Whirling Udumbara I & II

    for piano
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : piano
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : ED 21999 Q21960
    €21.99  *
  9. Scent Dance I

    Scent Dance I

    for clarinet solo
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : clarinet
    Order No. : KLB 85
    €11.00  *
  10. Scent Dance II

    Scent Dance II

    for violoncello solo
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : cello
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : CB 251
    €12.00  *

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Xuntian He is a distinguished composer, creator of a new musical languages, and professor at Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 1981, he established the Three Periods Theory and the Theory of Musical Dimensions. In 1982, he developed the Renyilv Duyingfa Method of Musical Composition, one of the first compositional methods of the People's Republic. His CD albums Sister Drum and Voices from the Sky, were released in more than 80 countries with a total sales volume of several million copies. In 1996, He established a new Method of Musical Composition and one year later, he put forward the Theory of Interspace. In 2003, he composed Images in Sound, which he calls mankind's gift of primordial music to all species of the natural world. In 2008, he produced Ehe Chant that includes Freudian Pre-consciousness as a composition technique.

He received 15 international composition awards, including the Outstanding Musical Achievement Award of the International New Music Composer Competition USA 1989-1990. Moreover, he was awarded 13 national composition prizes, including the First Prize at the Third All-China Music Competition as well as and a number of international and national honorary awards, including the 4th Mercedes-AMG National Spirit Achievers Award. His works have been premiered and performed globally by many leading orchestras and ensembles, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra and countless others.

Thousands of national and international news media and academic journals, including the New York Times, the Times Magazine, the Washington Post, The Times, BBC, ABC, CNN, NHK etc., have reviewed He’s works, composition techniques and ideas. His theories and works are believed to be groundbreaking and truly original music of his country. According to the New York Times, he “fulfilled the Chinese people’s dream to introduce their music to the world.”

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2019-03-21 | Barcelona (Spain), L\'Auditori de Barcelona
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per page
  1. Whirling Papaver

    Whirling Papaver

    for piano
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 22236 Q40291
    €11.99  *
  2. Whirling Udumbara II

    Whirling Udumbara II

    for viola, violoncello and He-drum
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : viola, cello and He-drum
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 22342 Q41373
    €19.99  *
  3. Scent Dance IV

    Scent Dance IV

    for piano
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : piano
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : ED 21535 Q11180
    €1.99  *
  4. Scent Dance II

    Scent Dance II

    for violoncello solo
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : cello
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : CB 251 Q18570
    €9.99  *
  5. Scent Dance I

    Scent Dance I

    for clarinet solo
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : clarinet
    Order No. : KLB 85 Q18572
    €8.99  *
  6. Scent Dance III

    Scent Dance III

    for string quartet
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : string quartet
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 21454 Q18646
    €22.99  *
  7. FuSe Pattern - Images in Sound 2

    FuSe Pattern - Images in Sound 2

    for piccolo, flute and violin
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : Piccolo, flute and violin
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 21724 Q21242
    €15.99  *
  8. Whirling Udumbara I & II

    Whirling Udumbara I & II

    for piano
    Download Edition
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : piano
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : ED 21999 Q21960
    €21.99  *
  9. Scent Dance I

    Scent Dance I

    for clarinet solo
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : clarinet
    Order No. : KLB 85
    €11.00  *
  10. Scent Dance II

    Scent Dance II

    for violoncello solo
    Composer : He, Xuntian
    Instrumentation : cello
    Edition : single sheet
    Order No. : CB 251
    €12.00  *

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