As In A Dream

Two Songs For Soprano And Zheng

Chen Yi

Score - Performance
Performing Ensemble: Voice with Instrument
Instrumentation: Soprano, Zheng
Item Number: 111-40256S
Number of Pages: 12
Text: Poems by Li Qingzhao (Song Dynasty 960-1278)
Duration: 8:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


Quick Overview

A set of two songs on poems from the Song Dynasty of China, As In a Dream was written in 1988 for soprano voice with violin and cello (1988). Chen revised the work in 1994 for soprano, pipa, and zheng, and then again for soprano and zheng only, an adaptation premiered by Feinan Wang (soprano) and Yu-chen Wang (zheng) for a concert in 2010. Their performance is available on YouTube.

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