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ARTICLES BY LEI LIANG

  • 《汇流:周文中音乐文集》[Confluence: Collected Essays of Chou Wen-chung]. Lei Liang, editor. Luo Qin, associate editor. Shanghai: Shanghai yinyue xueyuan chubanshe [Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press]: 2013.

  • 《时间的凝聚,音响的振发》Beijing: Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music], vol.644 (2016 no.12): 12-18. 

  • 《花从淡处留香远-追忆恩师赵如兰教授》Shanghai: Yinyue yishu [The Art of Music], 2016, no.1: 153-156.

  • “Some Vital Experiences and an Artistic Statement” 《对我深有影响的几个体验和一些创作想法》Beijing: Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music], vol.585 (2012 no.1): 10-11.

  • 《记忆的弦动:梁雷、陈必先、邵恩、樊慰慈谈钢琴与民族乐队协奏曲的创作与诠释》“Tremors of a Memory Chord - A Discussion on the Composition and Interpretation of a Work Written for the Piano and Grand Chinese Orchestra by Lei Liang, Pi-Hsien Chen, En Shao and Wei-Tsu Fan, Co-edited by Yeung-Ping Chen and Lei Liang. Beijing: Zhongyang yinyue xueyuan xuebao [The Journal of the Central Conservatory of Music], January 2012: 44-50, 103. 

  • “Colliding Resonances: The Music of Xiaoyong Chen,” Edward Green, ed., Lei Liang, co-editor. China and the West: the Birth of a New Music. Contemporary Music Review, vol. 26, nos. 5 & 6, 2007: 529-545. 

  • 《贴近自心的音乐:梁雷近作三人谈》<">Li, Xi’an, Xie Jiaxing and Lei Liang [Bringing music closer to heart – an interview with Li Xi-an and Xie Jia-xing], Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music: reviews], vol. 479, (2006 no.2): 26-32. 

  • 《从我个人的求学经历谈哈佛大学的教学理念》[My personal view of the criteria for education at Harvard University – a lecture delivered at xinghai conservatory of music], Xinghai Yinyue Xueyuan Xuebao [Journal of Xinghai Conservatory of Music], vol. 98 (2005 no.4): 18-25. 

  • “Zhongxi jiaorong yu yinyue de linghun” [On the musical blending of the Chinese and western cultures]Renmin Yinyue, vol. 338 (1993, no.11): 37-38. 

  • “About Being Chinese,” Sonus: A Journal of Investigations into Global Musical Possibilities, Cambridge: vol. 17, no.1 (fall 1996): 3-5. 

  • Milou – shengyin de louge.” [Milou – a sonic labyrinth], Huangzhong –Journal of Wuhan Conservatory of Music, vol. 55 (2000, no.3): 16-21. 

  • “Jie yinyue tiwen.” [Questioning in music]Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music], vol. 416 (2000, no.12): 11-12. 

  • “Xunzhao geren yu mizu de shengyin, zhujian’er jiaoxiangyue zuopin de tezheng” [In search for an individualistic and nationalistic voice – Zhu Jian-er’s symphonic works]Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music], vol. 465 (2005, no.1): 23-27. 

  • “Congwo geren de qiuxue jingli tan hafo daxue de jiaoyu linian.” [My personal view of the criteria for education at Harvard University – a lecture delivered at xinghai conservatory of music]Xinghai Yinyue Xueyuan Xuebao [Journal of Xinghai Conservatory of Music], vol. 98 (2005 no.4): 18-25. 

  • “He’er butong de youyi – ji yu Cai Zhongde xiansheng de zhenglun.” [Contending friendship – my debate with prof. Cai Zhongde on buddhist musical aesthetics], Zhongyang Yinyue Xueyuan Xuebao [Journal of the Central Conservatory of Music], vol. 102 (2006 no.1): 133-135. 

  • “Xunzhao selaxi.” [Searching for Serashi], Neimeng’gu daxue yishu xueyuan xuebao [Journal of the University of Inner Mongolia School of Fine Arts], vol. 11 (2007 4/1): 73-75. 

  • “Jiaoyige luantanqin de xuesheng” [Teaching an undisciplined piano student], The Art of Zhou Guang-ren’s Piano Pedagogy. Ed. Huang Da-gang. Beijing: Zhongyang yinyue xueyuan chubanshe [Central Conservatory of Music Press], 2007: 455-461.

  • “Colliding Resonances: The Music of Xiaoyong Chen.” Contemporary Music Review, vol. 26, nos. 5 & 6, 2007: 529-545. 

  • (as co-editor) with Edward Green, ed. China and the West: the Birth of a New MusicContemporary Music Review, vol.26, nos. 5 & 6, 2007. 

  • Audio interview with the New York Philharmonic, “General approach to music,” “Inspiration behind Verge (2 parts).” Released by the New York Philharmonic, 2009. 

  • Audio portrait, ASCAP [The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers], 2011. 
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Albertson, Dan. “Lei Liang.” The Living Composers Project, 2009. 

  • Ban, Lixia. “Yiwei yongbao shijie de xingzhe – lümei zuoqujia lianglei chuangzuo yu guannian pingxi.” [A traveler who embraces the world – an analysis of the Chinese-American composer Lei Liang’s works and concepts], Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music: Review], Beijing, 2008, no.1 (total issue no.525): 40-43. 

  • –––––– “An analysis of Lei Liang’s 'Serashi Fragments' for string quartet.” Huangzhong – Journal of Wuhan Conservatory of Music, 2008, no. 3, vol. 86: 126-132. 

  • Burwasser, Peter. “Lei Liang’s 'Milou': CD Review.” Fanfare Magazine, 53:1 (Sept/Oct 2011). 

  • Chute, James. “Touched by tragedy at Tiananmen Square, in creating his music, Lei Liang still draws on what he saw.” San Diego Tribune, April 8, 2011. 

  • –––––– “UCSD composer wins prestigious Rome Prize, Lei Liang, a member of the acclaimed composition faculty, is honored.” San Diego Tribune, April 15, 2011 

  • Green, Edward. “Lei Liang.” The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, 2013, vol. 5, pp.122-123. 

  • Everett, Yayoi Uno. “The Music of Lei Liang.” Liner notes for Brush-Stroke. Mode Records 210, 2009. 

  • –––––– “The Music of Lei Liang.” Liner notes for Milou. New World Records 80715-2, 2011. 

  • –––––– “The Music of Lei Liang.” Liner notes for Bamboo Lights. Bridge Records 9425, 2014.

  • Han, Xingyu 韩星宇,Mengguzu yinyue yuansu zai xiandai yinyue chuangzuo zhongde tixian ji yiyi (The Significance of Mongolian Musical Elements in Modern Music), Master’s Degree Dissertation, Nei Mongol University, 2010 

  • Katz, Shira Lee and Howard Gardner. “Musical materials or metaphorical models? A psychological investigation of what inspires composers.” In Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Creativity, Performance, and Perception. David Hargreaves, Dorothy Miell, Raymond MacDoanld, eds. Oxford University Press, 2011. 119

  • Kirzinger, Robert. “The Music of Lei Liang.” Liner notes for Luminous. New World Records 80781-2, 2016.

  • Li, Xi’an, Xie Jiaxing and Lei Liang, “Tiejin zixin de yinyue, lianglei jinzuo sanren tan.” [Bringing music closer to heart – an interview with Li Xi-an and Xie Jia-xing] Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music: reviews], vol. 479, (2006 no.2): 26-32. 

  • Li, Yan. “Zhunze, fangxiang, yuanjing - Disanjie zhonghua yuepai luntan (tianjin) shuping.” [Review of the third meeting on “the school of Chinese contemporary music” held in Tianjin] Nanjing Yinshu Xueyuan Xuebao [Journal of Nanjing Arts Institute], 2011.03: 36-46 (41) 

  • Ming, Yan. “Wenwenerya de leisheng.” [Elegant thundering] Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music: Review], Beijing, 2000, no.12 (total issue no.416): 8-11. 

  • Molla, Doriana. “Lei Liang: Tremors of a Memory Chord & More Music, Secrets and Stories.” hocTok, Aug 5, 2015.

  • Pellegrinelli, Lara. "Hearing History." The Harvard Magazine, Jan-Feb, 2016: 68-70.

  • –––––– “For composer Lei Liang, Technology Brings a Different Transcendence.” The New York Times, Nov 15, 2016.

  • Rao, Nancy Yunhwa. Renping Qian, ed. “Xiaoyong Chen, Zhou Long, Chen Yi, Tan Dun, Bright Sheng, Chen Qigang, and Lei Liang.” Zhongguo Xinyinyue Nianjian 2011 [2011 Chronicles of Contemporary Chinese Music], Shanghai: Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press, 2012: 276-7.

  • –––––– “Chen Qigang, Tan Dun, Zhou Long, Chen Yi, Bright Sheng, and Lei Liang.” Zhongguo Xinyinyue Nianjian 2009 [2009 Chronicles of Contemporary Chinese Music], Shanghai: Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press, 2011: 151-171. 

  • –––––– “Haiwai huaren zuoqujia yinyue chuangzuo shouyan ji zhongyao hooding shaping.” Zhongguo Xinyinyue Nianjian 2010 [2010 Chronicles of Contemporary Chinese Music], Shanghai: Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press, 2012: 272-273. 

  • Shelemay, Kay Kaufman. "The Intercultural Music of Composer Lei Liang." Soundscapes: Exploring Music in a Changing World (Third Edition). New York, London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2015: 387-395. 

  • Sheridan, Molly. "Lei Liang – Taking Sound to the Extreme." NewMusicBox (American Music Center), Oct 27, 2010. 

  • Weng, Lei. "Influences of Chinese Traditional Cultures on Chinese Composers in the United States since the 1980s, as Exemplified in Their Piano Works." Doctoral dissertation, University of Cincinnati, 2008: 58-62. 

  • Xie, Jiaxing. “Yizhenzhen qingxin de feng.” [Waves of fresh breeze] Yinyue Zhoubao [Music Weekly], Oct 13, 2000. 

  • Xu, Wenzheng. “Xinling zhichuang - Lianglei gangqin zuqu wodechuang pingxi.” [My Windows - analysis and commentary on Lei Liang’s piano suite], Beijing: Renmin Yinyue [People’s Music], vol.585 (2012, no.1): 12-15. 

  • Yang, Jie. “Zuoqujia lianglei: zhengde zhonghua wenhua de zihaogan.” [Composer Lei Liang: earning a cultural confidence] Epoch Times, Jan, 2010.

  • Yip, Wai-lim. 葉維廉,《進出於梁雷的音樂》,《雨霧中歸來》, 臺北:國立臺灣大學出版中心,Feb, 2017.
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