MA, Shui-Long

MA, Shui-Long

MA Shui-Long was born in Keelung in 1939. He is an important contemporary composer, and is often called “the lone musical warrior.” His composition “Peacocks Flying to the Southeast” was awarded the Sun Yat-sen Culture and Arts Music Composition Award. Ma’s “Bang Flute Concerto” was included as one of the “Classic Music Compositions by a 20th Century Chinese Composer” by the Chinese Culture Foundation. His works connect the antiquity with the contemporary and link the musical techniques and concepts of the East and the West, providing inspiration for the future development of music in Taiwan. He won the National Award for Arts in 1999.

(Source:Taiwan Music Institute)


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