Bibliography

Confluence of A Hundred Streams: Narrating the Soundscapes of Lei Liang, published by Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press, 2020. It consists of two prefaces by, respectively, Liang himself and the editor of the volume, Qin Luo. It consists of commentaries by Chou Wen-chung, Wai-lim Yip, Shulamit Ran, James Chute, Norman Ryan, Kay Kaufman Shelemay, Yayoi Uno Everett, Steven Schick, Aleck Karis, Paul Chihara, Seth Lerer, Falko Kuester, Robert Kirzinger, Wulalji, Hongduo Chen, Daqun Jia, Lixia Ban, and a collection of six essays by Liang, a book-length essay on Liang's life and work written by Lingwei Qiu, a librarian at Harvard University. The book is available here.

Questioning in Music: Collected Essays of Lei Liang and Analysis of His Works, published by Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press, 2017. It consists of two prefaces by, respectively, Chou Wen-chung, the eminent American composer of Chinese heritage, and Li Xi'an, the president of China Conservatory of Music. They are followed by sixteen essays by Liang, seventeen essays on Liang's works written by the editor of the volume, Lixia Ban, and by Kay Kaufman Shelemay, Yayoi Uno Everett, Nancy Rao, Yan Zheng, and others. The book is available here.

Collected Essays of Chou Wen-chung, edited by Lei Liang, published by Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press, 2013. This volume consists of eighteen essays written by Chou, most of which published in Chinese translation for the first time. It also includes commentaries on Chou, his complete list of work, and a CD. The book is available here.

China and the West - the Birth of a New Music, Contemporary Music Review, 2007, issue edited by Edward Green, co-edited by Lei Liang. It includes essays written by Chou Wen-chung, Edward Green, Peter Chang, Yayoi Uno Everett, Frederick Lau, Nancy Rao, Samson Young and Lei Liang. The Chinese translation of this volume was published by Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press in 2009.

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