List of Works

Hak (Crane) for soprano and piano 1988

Yunhoe for violin, cello, and piano 1988 (KSWC 2001-04; CD KSWC, volume 6)

The Old Man’s Song for soprano and piano 1990

dharma-Dharma for flute and harp 1990 (commissioned by Schubert Club: CD – New York: KOCH International Classics, 3-7497-2 HI)

Sok Saja (The Stone Lion) for solo voice and two groups of speaking voices 1991

Choyong for three trumpets, four horns, three trombones, tuba, and percussion 1991 (KSWC 2004-09; CD Contemporary Music Society Seoul CMSS, vol. 24)

Bawui and Iris for voice, clarinet, and piano 1992

Shi-Gong-Dong for piano 1992 (revised 1992, 1998, 2000)

The Songs for Finding the Ox for chorus and orchestra 1992

Consecration for violin, viola, and cello 1998

Leper for voice and clarinet 1998

Kiss for voice, clarinet, and piano 1998

Flower Snake for voice, clarinet, and piano 1998

Legend of Waga [a tile-roofed house] for voice and piano 1998

Yamsoon’s Table Scenery for voice and piano 1998

Flower Blooming Afternoon for two voices and piano 1998

Guichon (Returning to Heaven) for voice and piano 1999

The Smallest Café in the World for voice and piano 1999

Wife for voice and piano 1999

Gogung Sanchak (Sauntering Old Palace) for voice and piano 1999

Poonggyung (Landscape) for voice and clarinet 2000

Consecration for string orchestra 2001

Trumpet Player for clarinet and piano 2002

One Spring Day for gayageum 2002

The Last Appearance of Little Prince, Danjong for voice and piano 2002

Azalea for voice and piano 2002

Your Silence, Beloved for voice and piano 2002

Nirvana Chant for flute and gayageum 2003

Hanyu (Excursion) Sanjo for three gayageums 2003 (Soo Moon Dang, 2003; CD Society of Contemporary Music UNJI, 2008)

My Mind, Snow Capped for voice and piano 2004 (commissioned by Ewon Cultural Center).

The Day - in celebration of the Independence Day for voice and piano 2005 (commissioned by KBS [Korean Broadcasting System] FM for New Korean Art Song)

Gogung (Old Palace) for two violins, viola, cello, and piano 2005

Reminiscence of Childhood - When You and I Were Young for English horn, viola, and piano 2005 (commissioned by the Graduate School, University of Minnesota, for the Graduate School Centennial Commencement)

Ahgha (Song of Songs) for voice and piano 2006 (commissioned by Modern Sijo [Korean Verse] Centennial)

Reminiscence of Childhood - When You and I Were Young for clarinet, violin, and piano 2006

Wild Wolf, Seeking for Zen for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn 2007

The Flower, Already Out of Season for women’s chorus 2009

 

Music Examples

Shi-Gong-Dong

Example 1: Hong Nan Pa, folk tune Bong-sun-hwa used by Hwang Yoon-Hee in the composition of Shi-Gong-Dong.

 

Consecration for string orchestra

Example 1: mm. 18-29, “serene” section with harmonics and pentatonic melodies in violoncellos and violins/violas.

Example 2: mm. 48-52, with pentatonic scale G-Bb-C-Eb-F and drone on C.

 

Hanyu

Example 1: movement 1, mm. 1-9 (with melodic gestures showing the influence of Korean traditional music).

Example 2: movement 5, mm. 111-119 (with common kayagum figurations).

 

Reminiscence of Childhood - When You and I Were Young for English horn, viola, and piano

Example 1: mm. 127-145, showing the quotation from “When You and I Were Young” and “chopsticks.”

 

Wild Wolf, Seeking for Zen

Example 1: mm. 1-11, showing different melodic lines in oboe, flute and bassoon.

Example 2: mm. 48-63, introducing Buddhist chant in bassoon, oboe and other instruments (beginning in m. 51).