Yellow River, Op.7 (Xian, Xinghai)



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Publisher. Info. Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Company, (1949).
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Work Title Cantata 'Yellow River' (黃河大合唱)
Alternative. Title Кантата 'Хуан-Хе'
Name Translations Der Gelbe Fluss; Yellow River Cantata; 黄河大合唱; Cantate du Fleuve Jaune; 黃河大合唱
Name Aliases Kantate vom gelben Fluss
Authorities Wikipedia
Composer Xian, Xinghai
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.7
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IXX 17
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1939
First Performance. 1939
First Publication. 1941
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Librettist Guang Weiran (1913-2002)
Language Chinese
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices: soprano, tenor, baritone, narrator; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 English horns, 2 clarinets (B)
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, snare drum, tambourine, bass drum, cymbals, tam-tam,
Zhu ban, Xiao gu, Xiao bo, xylophone, harp, strings