Chou Wen-chung

Bibliography: Writings about Chou

Chang, Peter M. 1995. “Chou Wen-chung and His Music: A Musical and Biographical Profile of Cultural Synthesis” (Ph.D. diss.  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

Chang, Peter M. 2006. Chou Wen-Chung: The Life and Work of a Contemporary Chinese-Born American Composer. Composer of North America, Series 25. (Maryland: The Scarecrow Press)

Chew, Seok-Kwee. 1990. “An Analysis of the Selected Music of Chou Wen-chung in Relation to Chinese Aesthetics” (Ph.D. diss. New York University, New York).

Ewen, David. 1982, The American Composers (New York: G.P. Putman’s Son).

Feliciano, F. 1983. Four Asian Contemporary Composers, (New Day Publisher).

Frankenstein, Alfred. (1956, April). High Fidelity Magazine, 20 (7).

Huang, Joan Qiong. 1991. “An Early Fusion of Oriental and Occidental Ideas: A Discussion of the Characteristics of Three Orchestral Works by Chou Wen-chung” (Ph.D. diss. University of California, Los Angeles).

Kwan, Chung-Ming. 1996. “Compositional Design in Recent Works by Chou Wen-chung” (Ph.D. diss. State University of New York, Buffalo).

Kwan, Chung-Ming. “Chou Wen-chung”s Modal System: The Basics.” Chou Wen-chung Music Festival. Taipei. 2003.

Lai, Eric. 1995. “A Theory of Pitch Organization in the Early Music of Chou Wen-chung” (Ph.D. diss. Indiana University).

Lai, Eric. 1997. “Modal Formations and Transformations in the First Movement of Chou Wen-Chung’s Metaphors.” Perspective of New Music, vol.35/1: 153-185.

Lee, Joanna C. Stanley Sadie. eds. “Chou Wen-chung.” The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. 2nd edition. Vol. 5

Morton, B. & Collins, P. (eds.). 1992. Contemporary Composers (Chicago: St. James).

Murray, Edward. 1980. “Chou Wen-chung”, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

Pan-Chew, Shyhji & Janet Jie-ru Chen (Eds.) 2003, Chou Wen-chung Music Festival Special Album. Taipei: Cantai Music Group.

Pan-Chew, Shyhji & Janet Jie-ru Chen (Eds.) 2006, “An Introduction to Chou Wen-chung’s ‘Water-Image’ Symmetry”. Basel Mitteilungen

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Slonimsky, Nicolas. 1961. “Chou Wen-chung.” American Composers Alliance Bulletin. 9/4 (1961), 2–9.

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