DVD

Tan Dun: The First Emperor

2 DVD
15 Sep 2008

Barcode: 5099921512995

Composer: Tan Dun
Other participants: Michelle de Young * Sarah Coburn * Susanne Mentzer * a.o. * The Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Orchestra & Ballet

Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Opening titles: The First Emperor  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Elizabeth Futral/ 
02 Introduction by Zhang Ziyi: The First Emperor  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Elizabeth Futral/ 
03 Shadow, Scene 1: In Chinese: Two thousand years ago...(Yin-Yang Master): The First Emperor, Act I  - Wu Hsing-Kuo/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropolitan 
04 Shadow, Scene 1: Ha wu ka hashi wu (Chorus, Yin-Yang Master): The First Emperor, Act I  - Wu Hsing-Kuo/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropolitan 
05 Shadow, Scene 1: Come spirits of awesome power (Shaman, Chorus, Yin-Yang Master): The First Emperor, Act I  - Michelle DeYoung/Wu Hsing-Kuo/Tan Dun/Orchestra of 
06 Shadow, Scene 1: Silence! Silence! Is this music? (Emperor, Chorus, Chief Minister, General Wang, Princess Yueyang, Mo  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Susanne Mentzer/H 
07 Shadow, Scene 1: The Shadow that haunts me wherever I go (Emperor): The First Emperor, Act I  - Placido Domingo/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropoli 
08 Shadow, Scene 1: General Wang, once you find the Shadow (Emperor, General Wang, Princess Yueyang, Mother, Chief Ministe  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Elizabeth Futral/ 
09 Shadow, Scene 2: Zhong Guo, Zhong Guo (Emperor, Chief Minister, General Wang): The First Emperor, Act I  - Placido Domingo/Haijing Fu/Hao Jiang Tian/Tan Dun/ 
10 Shadow, Scene 2: Father, can this be the shadow? (Princess Yueyang, Emperor, General Wang, Gao Jianli, Chief Minister):  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Paul Groves/Haiji 
11 Shadow, Scene 2: Intermezzo: The First Emperor, Act I  - Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New Y 
12 Shadow, Scene 3: The wind sent me the news of snow (Princess Yueyang): The First Emperor, Act I  - Elizabeth Futral/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropol 
13 Shadow, Scene 3: Has the shadow changed his mind? (Emperor, Chief Minister, Princess Yueyang): The First Emperor, Act I  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Haijing Fu/Tan Du 
14 Shadow, Scene 3: Sage of music (Princess Yueyang, Gao Jianli): The First Emperor, Act I  - Elizabeth Futral/Paul Groves/Tan Dun/Orchestra of 
15 Shadow, Scene 3: Ah, I can walk! (Princess Yueyang, Gao Jianli, Shaman, Emperor, General Wang): The First Emperor, Act  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Elizabeth Futral/ 
16 Shadow, Scene 3: Forever I'm bound to the man (Princess Yueyang, Gao Jianli, Shaman): The First Emperor, Act I  - Michelle DeYoung/Elizabeth Futral/Paul Groves/Tan 
17 Shadow, Scene 3: Like water - like fire (Gao Jianli, Princess Yeuyang, General, Chief Minister, Emperor, Yin-Yang Maste  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Susanne Mentzer/P 
Disc 2 
01 Anthem, Scene 1: Beyond the Great Wall (Gao Jianli, Princess Yueyang): The First Emperor, Act II  - Elizabeth Futral/Paul Groves/Tan Dun/Orchestra of 
02 Anthem, Scene 1: Hei zo hei zo zo (Slave men, General, Shaman): The First Emperor, Act II  - Michelle DeYoung/Hao Jiang Tian/Tan Dun/Orchestra 
03 Anthem, Scene 1: Jianli, how is you composition? (Emperor, Gao Jianli, Slave men, Princess Yueyang, Mother): The First  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Susanne Mentzer/P 
04 Anthem, Scene 1: My Lord, please master your temper (Mother, Princess Yueyang, Emperor): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Susanne Mentzer/T 
05 Anthem, Scene 1: Our own happiness is nothing (Emperor, Gao Jianli, Slave men): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Paul Groves/Tan Dun/Orchestra of t 
06 Anthem, Scene 2: Intermezzo: The First Emperor, Act II  - Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New Y 
07 Anthem, Scene 2: Glory! The Emperor shinse like the morning sun (Chorus, Gao Jianli): The First Emperor, Act II  - Paul Groves/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropolitan 
08 Anthem, Scene 2: Now let the Emperor ascend! (Gao Jianli): The First Emperor, Act II  - Paul Groves/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropolitan 
09 Anthem, Scene 2: Ritual Dance (Yin-Yang Master, Principal Dancer, Chorus, Shaman, Emperor, Mother): The First Emperor,  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Susanne Mentzer/D 
10 Anthem, Scene 2: Beloved Papa, it was not the General (Princess Yueyang, Emperor, Chorus): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Elizabeth Futral/Tan Dun/Orchestra 
11 Anthem, Scene 2: The Bell of Heaven rings (Emperor, Chorus, Shaman, Emperor, Yin-Yang Master): The First Emperor, Act I  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Wu Hsing-Kuo/Tan 
12 Anthem, Scene 2: Your Majesty (General Wang, Emperor): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Hao Jiang Tian/Tan Dun/Orchestra o 
13 Anthem, Scene 2: O Death! (Emperor, Chorus, Gao Jianli): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Paul Groves/Tan Dun/Orchestra of t 
14 Anthem, Scene 2: My heart is like your wound, bleeding (Emperor, Chorus): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropoli 
15 Anthem, Scene 2: O, we are building the dream (Chorus, Emperor): The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Tan Dun/Orchestra of the Metropoli 
16 Anthem, Scene 2: End credits: The First Emperor, Act II  - Placido Domingo/Michelle DeYoung/Elizabeth Futral/ 


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