Chen Yi

About this work:

Faith and Perseverance for orchestra is commissioned for the Gustavus Adolphus College Symphony Orchestra in honor of the 150th academic year of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota. It's premiered by the Gustavus Adolphus College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Prof. Ruth Lin on March 24, 2012. Inspired by the poems of Chinese ancient scholars Wang Chong (AD27-97) and Xun Kuang (BC313-238): “Faith can move mountains, and perseverance can engrave stone”, my music symbolizes the hard work and achievement of the Gustavus Adolphus College during her 150 years of brilliant journey, and encourages all to keep working hard, in building our world towards a brighter future. The instrumentation is: 3222, 4331, T, 3P, Hp, Strs.

Version: Orchestra
Year composed: 2012
Duration: 00:06:00
Ensemble type: Orchestra

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