Paul Chihara

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    Yulan, Act 1: Scene 1, Elements of Galaxies-Before TimePaul Chihara
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    Yulan, Act 2: Scene 1, MetamorphosisPaul Chihara
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    Yulan, Act 1: Scene 3, The FloodPaul Chihara
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    Yulan, Act 1: Scene 4, The FreezePaul Chihara
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    Yulan, Act 1: Scene 2, Winds of FirePaul Chihara

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        An American of Japanese descent, Chihara studied at Cornell University, with Gunther Schuller, Boulanger and Ernst Pepping. He is a professor of music at the University of California at Los Angeles. He conducts the University's collegium musicum and founded and directs the Twice Ensemble. His interest in oriental music is apparent in his music, and he utilizes the altered use of vibrato, limited pitch movement and microtones. He also uses electronically modified sounds. His comp... Read more

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