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

 

Music Examples

Arari

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.

 

Kayagum

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.