List of Works
A Piece for clarinet and piano 1978
Monologue for solo oboe 1979
Love Song for soprano and piano 1982
Alive for soprano and piano 1982
Sim-Go for Korean traditional orchestra 1983
O-Gam-Do I for soprano, clarinet, cello, and piano 1983
Three Segments for solo piano 1984
Contrast for flute, cello, and piano 1988
Octet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba 1989
Still Alive for tenor (or soprano) and piano 1993
Imagination for prepared piano 1996–97 (CD KSWC, volume 6)
A-Ak for a cappella mixed choir 1997
Fugue for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon 1997
Wooden Horse and Lady for soprano and piano 1998 (KSWC 98-02; CD Contemporary Music Society in Seoul, volume 25, 1998)
Taegeum for soprano and piano 1998 (KSWC 99-01)
Buddhist Monk Dance for soprano and piano 1998(KSWC 99-01)
Kut for solo percussionist 1999 (KSWC 2004-05)
O-Gam-Do II for soprano, violin, cello, and piano 2000
Prelude for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon 2000 (KSWC 2000-01; CD KSWC, volume 10)
Kayagum for soprano, gayageum, and changgo 2001 (KSWC 2001-01)
Bird, Bird, Blue Bird for solo flute 2001
Bird, Bird, Blue Bird for wind orchestra 2002 (Seoul, Abraham Music Co., A Collection of Creative Korean Wind Orchestra, 2004)
Cadenza I for gayageum 2002
Cadenza II for clarinet in Bb 2002
Arari I for haegeum and cello 2002 (Seoul, Minsokwon: Adlib and Feeling: Collection of the Premieres of New Compositions for Haegeum, 2003)
Arum (La Belle Mélodie) for two violins, viola, and cello 2002
Suite for four flutes 2003 (KSWC 2003-02)
Arari II for haegeum, two violins, viola, and cello 2003 (Seoul, Minsokwon: Flat and Sharp: Collection of the Premieres of New Compositions for Haegeum, 2004)
Celebration for clarinet, bassoon, two horns, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and percussion 2004
La Création du Monde (Le Monde Céleste) for orchestra 2004 (KSWC 2005-07)
The Five Elements for three clarinets and bass clarinet 2005 (KSWC 2007-03)
La beauté des fleurs qui fanent for mezzo-soprano (or baritone) and cello 2006
Suite pour Piano “Les Douze Signes” 2004–7 (Eumag Chunchu, ISBN 978-89-13-01171-9)
Trio for violin, viola, and cello 2007
Celebration II for orchestra 2007
Le Monde Terrestre for orchestra 2007 (KSWC 2009-03)
La Prière for orchestra 2008
La Beauté I for mezzo-soprano, flute, and piano 2008
La Beauté II for flute, violin, cello, and piano 2008
Soongrhyemoon for mixed choir 2008
The Bugaboo Zoo for music drama 2007–8.
Three Pieces for flute and piano 2008
Three Pieces for clarinet and piano 2008 Suite for 10 players (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, two violins, viola, cello, and double bass) 2008
Trio for violin, cello, and piano 2009
Three Pieces for 11 players (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano, two violins, viola, cello, and double bass) 2009
Danse des Animaux for Orchestra 2009
Example 1: excerpts from Arari I for haegum and violoncello and Arari II for haegum, two violins, viola and violoncello, showing the first half of each section borrowing material from Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Messiaen.
Example 1: movement 1, mm. 1-9, with vocal line touching on the pitches a perfect fifth above/below B4 followed by a descent to D4.
Example 2: movement 3, mm. 1-6, with repeated melodic motives and triplets indicating some Korean influence.
Suite pour piano “Les Douze Signes”
Example 1: movement 1 (mouse), mm. 1-17, with a twelve-tone construction matching the pitch centers of the twelve movements (D-Bb-Eb-C#-F#-B-F-E-G-A-C-Ab).
Example 2: movement 3 (tiger), mm. 1-23, showing the chromatic, three-measure theme and the first fugal entries beginning in m. 12.
Example 3: movement 4 (rabbit), mm. 1-31, showing the five-note melodic idea (C#-E-C-D-Eb) and gradual diminution of rhythmic values.
Example 4: movement 12 (pig), mm. 1-13, with a variety of special techniques and tone clusters.