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Tan, Dun 1957-

Overview
Works: 434 works in 831 publications in 7 languages and 12,353 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Manuscripts  Martial arts films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Performer, Librettist, msd, Director, Other, Speaker, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.W594, 791.4372
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Publications about Dun Tan
Publications by Dun Tan
Most widely held works by Dun Tan
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,909 libraries worldwide
19th-century China. Two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocrat prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her deeply romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face to face with their worst enemy and the inescapable, enduring power of love
Ying xiong Hero ( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 1,658 libraries worldwide
With supernatural skill and no fear a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon original motion picture soundtrack by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 820 libraries worldwide
China a century of revolution by Sue Williams( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 443 libraries worldwide
An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation. This powerful program takes a remarkable first-hand look at China's tumultuous history, examining its social, political and cultural upheaval through eyewitness accounts, rare archival film footage and insightful commentary
Symphony 1997 heaven, earth, mankind by Dun Tan( visu )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Hero by Yimou Zhang( visu )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 358 libraries worldwide
The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, and one loyal subject stands in their way. Special features include a conversation with Quentin Tarantino and Jet Li, featurettes, storyboard, and more
Ye yan Legend of the Black Scorpion ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Scheming royals and other officials seek to conquer empires and consolidate power to form a single omnipotent dynasty. Meanwhile, a legendary empress who has the fighting skills unparalleled by any man, harbors forbidden desires for her stepson. Set in the Age of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, tells the story of a royal court in turmoil including passion, deceit, revenge, overpowering beauty, and greed
Marco Polo (an opera within an opera) by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Ghost opera for string quartet and pipa, with water, stones, paper, and metal by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in Chinese and English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Snow in June by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Bitter love by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The first emperor by Dun Tan( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The first emperor is an epic story of love, power and betrayal. The story centers on the Emperor Qin, the first emperor of China, a controversial and brutal ruler best known for unifying the country, building the Great Wall, and creating a vast army of terra cotta soldiers to guard his tomb
Water passion after Saint Matthew by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Nine songs ritual opera by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Wo hu cang long Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 182 libraries worldwide
In 19th-century China, dedicated martial arts warrior Li Mu Bai is preparing to retire. He gives his magical 400-year-old sword, Green Destiny, to his partner in arms Shu Lien to entrust to nobleman Sir Te. Soon after, Green Destiny is stolen by a lithe young thief with knowledge of Wudan, the sacred, secret martial art of Li Mu Bai's sect. It turns out the thief is Jen, the daughter of the provincial governor, who chafes at the thought of the marriage her parents have arranged for her. Jen's governess and mentor is none other than Jade Fox, a legendary thief who murdered Li Mu Bai's master and stole his training manual. What follows is a tale of fighting and revenge, redemption and love
Marco Polo opera within an opera by Dun Tan( visu )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
In 'Marco Polo, an opera within an opera', composer Tan Dun portrays the Venetian explorer's travels to the Far East as a journey of both inner and physical discovery, a voyage depicting spiritual experiences as well as a geographical expedition. At the same time the work, on a libretto by Paul Griffiths, can be seen as a compositional adventure of the composer himself, unifying the various cultural worlds he occupies: a blend of Western avant garde and Oriental traditions
Hero music from the original soundtrack by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
2000 today a world symphony for the millennium by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in Undetermined and English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Pipa concerto by Dun Tan( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Eight memories in watercolor : for piano solo by Dun Tan( score )
5 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 151 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dun, Tan
Dun, Tan, 1957-....
Taam, Cho, 1957-....
Tan, Dun
Tan, Dun, 1957-
Tan Dunn
Tan, Jun
Tan, Shun
Tʻan, Tun, 1957-
タン, ジュン
タン, ドゥン
譚, 盾
谭 盾 1957-....
谭盾, 1957-
Languages
English (84)
Chinese (79)
German (18)
French (5)
Spanish (5)
Dutch (4)
Italian (2)
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