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Du Yun—No Safety Net

September 17, 2014
“When I create, I don’t want to fall back to the safety net that I’ve acquired.”

Unlike composers who grew up in the United States where just about any kind of music seems part of our tradition, Shanghai-born Du Yun approaches all traditions as somehow exotic, whether classical, pop, avant-garde, or even the traditional Chinese music that deeply influences so many other Chinese émigré composers.

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