Chinary Ung

Born: b. 1942
Nationality: Cambodian
studied clarinet and composition at Manhattan School of Music; composition student of Chou Wen-Chung; DMA in Composition with distinction from Columbia University, 1974
Best Known For: musical ideas grow out of the synthesis of Western thechniques and craft, together with the aesthetics and principals found in many traditions and instrumental techniques of Asia
Assignments: taught at Northern Illinois University, Connecticut College and University of Pennsylvania, Arizona State University; Professor of Composition at University of California, San Diego
Curious Facts: also plays the Roneat Ek, traditional solo xylophone for the Cambodian percussion-dominated orchestra, pin peat, which accompanies the court dance
Notable Recordings: several records of his compositions released by Bridge Records
REPERTOIRE : Spiral XII: Space Between Heaven and Earth
La Koro Sutro + Chinary Ung 11/09/2008
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