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Frank Scheffer in Tea: Broken Silence

Tea: Broken Silence

2007 NR

Filmmaker Frank Scheffer tells the story of how Chinese composer Tan Dun created the tragic opera "Tea" in this documentary that includes interviews with Dun, librettist Xu Ying and director Pierre Audi. Performances by the NHK Symphony Orchestra and the Dutch Chamber Orchestra are also featured, while the bonus documentary Broken Silence highlights the work of five contemporary Chinese composers.

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