Programme Notes

    This piece is in memorial of my composition teacher Prof. Yen Lu, for his 10th anniversary after he passed away in 2008, by utilizing some motivic ideas, certain characteristic of his musical language and orchestration techniques to re-develop in this concerto grosso for dizi, erhu, liuqin, pipa, sheng, accompanied by the western chamber ensemble, in total of 21 parts. The composition is funded by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, written for the Little Giant Chinese Ensemble from Taiwan and Turning Point Ensemble from Canada.