List of Works

for piano 1990, revised 1994 (TCMS 0003, 2000)

When Reflection Leads for three voices, film, and chamber orchestra 1992

Mook-Eun (Silence) for flute and viola 1994

Exogeny for percussion quartet 1995, revised 1999

Nocturnal Mosaic for piano and orchestra 1996

Pigrabbit Busa Music for solo piano and narrations 1996

A Little Piece for Encore for piano and cello 1998 (TCMS 0003, 2000)

The Paint of Blindness for two cellos 1998

The Crater Lake on Mount Paektu for mixed chorus and orchestra 1999 (TCMS 0035, 2002)

Drunken Artemis for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn 2000, revised 2007

The Day After for film, speaker, and electronic/computer sounds 2001

Yeon-o-rang andSe-o-nyu, a musical theater 2002

Singing Boxes for six vocal installations and electronic sounds 2002

Postcard from the Camp: Songs for the Wartime Comfort Women for two violins, viola, cello, amplified sounds, and film 2003

Over Waves, Over Seas for chorus, orchestra, gayageum, and film 2003

Three Songs on Poems by William Blake for mixed chorus and piano 2003

The Story of Rain for flute, clarinet, viola, trombone, tuba, percussion, narrator, and film 2005

Madame Su-Ro for electronic and acoustic janggo ensemble and Chinese orchestra 2005

An Elegy for the Wet Land for three live gayageums, three interactive visual gayageums, and film 2005

Kama Sutra No. 45, Series-II for twelve-stringed and metal gayageums and janggo 2006

A Bragging Lady, a Dog and a Monk for three players performing one twenty-five-stringed gayageum 2007

Mook-Eun (Silence) for flute (flute, piccolo, bass flute) and bupgeum gayageum 2007 (revised from 1994 version).

Gongmoo-Daha-Ga for three gayageums, recorded sound, and film 2007

Gaudi’s Walk on Las Ramblas for chamber orchestra 2008

1944 and Denial for violin, clarinet, and piano 2009

Music-Danze Theater—Earth Songs for fifteen Korean traditional instruments, soprano, pansori singers, and contemporary dance 2009


Music Examples

Three Songs on the Poems by William Blake

Example 1: movement 2 (“The Fly”), mm. 13-26 (showing conjunct melodic idea with repetitive descending figure, leading into homophonic writing with agitated accompaniment).


Postcard from the Camp: Songs for the Wartime Comfort Women

Example 1: middle section, mm. 1-12, focusing exclusively on string quartet with more complete presentation of traditional Japanese song.

Example 2: middle section, mm. 94-106, return to a largo tempo with further variants of the theme, tremolos and chromatic triplets.