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Tan Dun: Building on Bela Bartok's Legacy

Hungarian pianist and composer Bela Bartok was born on March 25th in the year 1881. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, he is revered by a prominent contemporary composer who is building on Bartok’s legacy.

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Listen to Award winning composer Tan Dun talk with Susan Lewis about the influence of Bela Bartok on his work.

Tan Dun's Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women was premiered in the U.S. by The Philadelphia Orchestra this season, and broadcast on WRTI in December, 2013.

http://youtu.be/g-1t-lnJ3Yg