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Chinese composer wins Russia’s Shostakovich award

Tan Dun says he wants to rebuild bridges between the two nations. He called Russia ‘the homeland of music’, which ought to go down well in the US, where Tan Dun completed his studies and lived for two decades.

photo: Xinhua

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  1. Ironically enough given it was the Shostakovich award – DSCH himself was encouraged to say a few implausible things by his scary communist government, I seem to recall.

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