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KOH Joyce Beetuan


Six Hermits

Birth Y: 1968 Birth C: SINGAPORE Gender: Female

Dest: Concert

Media Specification: Mixed music

Commission: Song Company with assistance from National Arts Council of Singapore

First perf.: Oct 2002, Sydney (Conservatorium of Music, Paramatta Riverside Arts Centre)

Duration: 10:00

Perf. Country: AUSTRALIA

Context: a collection of three pieces as part of a musical production, entitled Six Hermits, in collaboration with seven international
composers, Song Company Australia and Hong Kong Chinese Music Virtuoso
text sources: Chinese writings from Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove;
1-Resistance for soprano (handheld gong), alto, tenor, xiao, sheng, erhu 4’
2-Underpants for tenor (handheld cymbals), baritone (handheld cymbals), sheng 3’
3-Winely Wild for alto (handheld gong in a bucket of water), xiao, erhu 3’

Instruments: for soprano, alto, tenor, dizi/xiao, sheng, erhu, handheld gongs and cymbals

Editor: MB