Zhou Long

Zhou Long (; b. Beijing, China, July 8, 1953) is a Chinese composer of contemporary classical music.

Zhou lived for many years in New York City. He studied composition with Chou Wen-chung and Mario Davidovsky at Columbia University, earning his DMA in 1993. He is the Music Director of the New York-based Music from China Ensemble.

His wife is the composer Chen Yi. As of 2006, both Zhou and Chen are professors of composition at the University of Missouri–Kansas City Conservatory of Music.

His music is published by Oxford University Press.

elected works

Orchestra

*1981 - 渔歌》 交响诗 Fisherman’s Song 中央音乐学院交响乐队,陈贻鑫指挥
*1983 - 广陵散》交响曲 Guang Ling San Symphony 电影乐团,姚关荣指挥
*1983 - 东施效颦》芭蕾舞组曲 Dong Shi 中央芭蕾舞团委约,卞祖善指挥
*1991 - 大曲》打击乐协奏曲(民乐队)Da Qu 香港中乐团委约
*1992 - 霸王卸甲》琵琶协奏曲 King Chu Doffs his Armour 美国妇女交响乐团委约
*1993 - 大曲》打击乐协奏曲(西洋乐队)Da Qu 台湾省立交响乐团委约
*1994 - 京城鼓韵》琵琶协奏曲 Beijing Drum
*1996 - 唐诗四首》弦乐四重奏与乐队 Poems from Tang 克罗诺斯与布鲁克林爱乐
*1998 - 唐诗二首》管弦乐 Two Poems from Tang 首届国际作曲大师奖
*2000 - 迭响》管弦乐与民乐重奏协奏曲 Out of Tang Court 德国巴伐利亚广播乐团
*2001 - 未来之火》管弦乐与合唱团 The Future of Fire 东京爱乐交响乐团委约
*2002 - 中国民歌八首》弦乐队 Chinese Folk Songs for strings
*2003 - 鼓韵》管弦乐 The Rhyme of Taigu 新加坡交响乐团委约,水蓝指挥
*2004 - 忧思》管弦乐 The Immortal 英国BBC交响乐团,Leonard Slatkin
*2005 - 启迪》管弦乐 The Enlightened 美国堪萨斯城交响乐团委约,Michael Stern
*2005 - 中国鼓与定音鼓协奏曲》Concerto for Timpani and Chinese Drums
*2005 - 深深的海洋》长笛,定音鼓,竖琴与弦乐队 Deep, Deep Sea 水蓝
*2006 - 竹林一贤》中阮,打击乐及弦乐队 A Sage of the Bamboo Grove 徐阳
*2007 - 丝陶》交响音诗 Silk Clay 美国西野交响乐团委约,David Wroe

Chinese and Western instruments

*1982 - Song of the Ch’in (琴曲), string quartet - 全国第四届音乐作品评奖一等奖
*1983 - 五魁》钢琴独奏 Wu Kui 中央音乐学院教材奖
*1983 - 太平鼓》小提琴与钢琴 Taiping Drum
*1983 - 小提琴组曲》小提琴与钢琴 Partita
*1984 - 钟鼓乐三折》组合打击乐独奏 Solo Percussion
*1983/2000 - 幽兰》小提琴、大提琴与钢琴三重奏 Secluded Orchid
*1984 - 空谷流水》笛、管、筝、打击乐四重奏 Valley Stream 第三届音乐作品奖
*1985 - 溯》长笛与古琴 Su, for flute and guqin 吴文光委约
*1987/1991 - 无极》钢琴、筝、打击乐三重奏 Wu Ji
*1987 - 恒》箫,琵琶,扬琴,筝,打击乐及二胡 Heng 长风中乐团与纽约艺术局
*1990 - 溯》长笛与竖琴 Su, for flute and harp
*1990 - 禅》长笛、单簧管、小提琴、大提琴与钢琴五重奏 Dhyana 法国作曲赛首奖
*1991 - 定》单簧管、打击乐与低音提琴三重奏 Ding 德国国际室内乐作曲比赛首奖
*1992 - 魂》琵琶与弦乐四重奏 Soul 匹兹堡国际音乐节,吴蛮与克罗诺斯四重奏团
*1993 - 金石丝竹》笛、长笛、单簧管、小提琴、大提琴与打击乐 Jin, Shi, Si, Zhu
*1993 - 玄》长笛、打击乐、琵琶、筝、小提琴与大提琴 The Ineffable 纽约新音乐团
*1994 - 唐诗四首》弦乐四重奏 Poems from Tang 上海、切斯特、西奥姆皮四重奏团
*1994 - 天灵》琵琶与室内乐团 Tian Ling 美国巴罗国际比赛首奖,吴蛮与洛杉矶爱乐
*1995 - 五魁》铜管五重奏 Five Maskers 美国纽约州立大学现代室内乐团委约
*1997 - 石窟传奇》胡琴与打击乐四重奏 Tales from the Cave 美国凯里基金会委约
*1999 - 磬灵》小提琴、大提琴与钢琴三重奏 Spirit of Chimes 美国皮博迪三重奏团
*2000 - 钟祭》 Rites of Chimes 美国博物馆机构委约,马友友及纽约长风中乐团
*2001 - 中国民歌八首》弦乐四重奏 Chinese Folk Songs 上海四重奏团
*2002 - 和》弦乐四重奏 Harmony 爱尔兰音乐节委约,爱尔兰广播弦乐四重奏团
*2002 - 五行》六重奏 Five Elements 哈佛大学弗朗姆委约奖,旧金山现代室内乐团
*2003 - 鼓韵》单簧管、三位打击乐,小提琴及大提琴 Taigu Rhyme MNCMS, MO
*2004 - 长风破浪》民乐五重奏 Mount A Long Wind 贺纽约长风中乐团成立二十周年
*2004 - 无极》Wu Ji 钢琴与两位打击乐三重奏 锤与棒三重奏组
*2005 - 钢琴锣》钢琴独奏兼大小京锣 Pianogongs 美国桑塔.克莱拉大学委约
*2005 - 庙会》萨克管与大提琴二重奏 Temple Fair 美国印地安那州立大学委约
*2006 - 钟鼓楼》混合室内乐团 Bell Drum Towers 德国法兰克福现代室内乐团委约
*2007 - 和王维,孟浩然》琵琶,二胡及室内乐团 The Farewell 马里兰大学委约
*2007 - 虚境》单簧管,小提琴,大提琴与钢琴四重奏 Illusion 费城现代室内乐团委约

Vocal/choral

*1982 - 太阳的话》无伴奏混声合唱(英文) Words of the Sun 1999格莱美唱片奖
*1988 - 离骚》女高音与室内乐团 Li Sao Cantata 饶岚与德意志爱乐室内乐团
*1989 - 诗经》女高音与室内乐团(英文) Shi Jing 饶岚与大都会歌剧院乐队队员
*1984/1991 - 绿歌》女高音与琵琶 Green Song 饶岚与董亚
*1991/2000 - 琵琶行》女高音与琵琶及大提琴 Pipa Ballad 饶岚,闵小芬,倪海叶
*1995 - 箜篌引》女高音 二胡 琵琶 筝及弦乐 Konghou Fantasia 饶岚与长风中乐团
*1989/2000 - 声声慢》女高音 二胡 琵琶 筝 A Poetess’s Lament 饶岚与长风中乐团
*2002 - 诗经两首》无伴奏混声合唱(英文)Two Poems from The Book of Songs
*2003 - 四季》女童声合唱(英文) Four Seasons 美国加州半岛女童声合唱团
*2007 - 歌谣》童声合唱与二胡 Ballad - Syracuse 童声合唱团

Interviews

[http://www.newmusicbox.org/article.nmbx?id=4740 "He Said, She Said: Zhou Long and Chen Yi" ] Edited and transcribed by Frank J. Oteri and Lyn Liston Video presentation by Randy Nordschow, NewMusicBox Published: August 1, 2006

External links

* [http://www.oup.co.uk/music/repprom/zhoulong/] 作曲家周龙的音乐 Composer Zhou Long and his music from the Oxford University Press site
* [http://composers21.com/compdocs/zhoulong.htm] 作曲家周龙 Composer Zhou Long from The Living Composers Project site
* [http://www.musicfromchina.org/ Music from China] ensemble with Zhou Long as Music Director
* [http://composers21.com/compdocs/zhoulong.htm Living Composers Project] bio
* [http://www.oup.co.uk/music/repprom/zhoulong/ Oxford University Press] bio
* [http://www.alpertawards.org/archive/winner01/long.html Alpert Award in the Arts]
* [http://www.chineseperformingarts.net/composer8.htm Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts]
* [http://www.newmusicbox.org/article.nmbx?id=4740 NewMusicBox cover: Zhou Long and Chen Yi in conversation with Frank J. Oteri, February 2, 2006 and May 7, 2006 (includes video)]


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