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Tan Dun (born 1957, Changsha, Hunan) is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His works often incorporate audiovisual elements; use instruments constructed from organic materials, such as paper, water, and stone; and, are often inspired by traditional Chinese theatrical and ritual performance. In 2013, he was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.

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Recent Tan Dun releases

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Horizon 7
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Horizon 7

£13.95

(RCO Live)

The First Contemporary Chinese Composers Festival 1986
The First Contemporary Chinese Composers Festival 1986

£12.95

(Marco Polo)

Watercolor
Watercolor

£11.50

(Steinway & Sons)

Echoes of China
Echoes of China

£8.50

(Naxos)