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Selected Publications

 
Books:

Tempo in the Soprano Arias of Puccini's La Bohème, Tosca and Madama Butterfly,

New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, ISBN: 0-7734-7190-1, Fall of 2002

Reviewed in Journal of Singing, Volume 60, No.3, (January/February 2004)

 

Moonlit Mansion, (Medium/High Voice)

Songs Based on Li Qingzhao Chinese Classical Poetry

Anthology of Chinese Songs, Volume III, CVR5358

AR: Classical Vocal Reprints, May 2023

Moonlit Mansion, (Medium/Low Voice)

Songs Based on Li Qingzhao Chinese Classical Poetry

Anthology of Chinese Songs, Volume III, CVR5359

AR: Classical Vocal Reprints, May 2023

Heart Whispers, (Medium/High Voice)

Contemporary Chinese Art Songs, Book II, CVR5225

AR: Classical Vocal Reprints, December 2019

Heart Whispers, (Medium/Low Voice)

Contemporary Chinese Art Songs, Book II, CVR5226

AR: Classical Vocal Reprints, December 2019

Reviewed in Journal of Singing, Volume 77, No.4, (March/April 2021)

Contemporary Chinese Art Songs, Book I (Medium/High Voice), CVR5107

AR: Classical Vocal Reprints, March 2018

 

Contemporary Chinese Art Songs, Book I (Medium/Low Voice), CVR5108

AR: Classical Vocal Reprints, March of 2018

Reviewed in Journal of Singing, Volume 77, No.4, (March/April 2021)

 

Traditional and Modern Chinese Art Songs

Volume II, Anthology of Chinese Songs

New York: Leyerle Publications, ISBN: 1-878617-77-X, March 2009 

 

Reviewed (of book and recording) in Journal of Singing, Volume 66, No.1, (Sept./Oct.2009)

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Newly Arranged Chinese Folk Songs,

Volume I, Anthology of Chinese Songs

New York: Leyerle Publications, ISBN: 1-87861764-8, June 2005

 

Reviewed in Journal of Singing, Volume 63, No.4, (March/April 2007)

Book order online:

https://www.classicalvocalrep.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=zhong

Winter Dream, A song for Voice and Orchestra, 冬梦,声乐交响诗

Lyrics, translation and IPA by Mei Zhong, music by Yong Meng,

Full Score, Vocal Score, Chinese Music Notation, IPA, etc, 

Jomar VM-20190729, TX and IN: JOAMR Press, July 2019 

 

The Use of the IPA in the Choral Rehearsal, chapter contributor, 

Chapter: Chinese Pronunciation Guide for Western Singers,
Scarecrow Press, 2012, ISBN 978-0-8108-8169

Early English Art Songs and Arias, 早期英文艺术歌曲和咏叹调精选

中国 北京: 高等教育出版社, Beijing, China : High Education Press 
May of 2017, ISBN: 978-7-04-047432-9, co-editor

​Peace, 憩, for SATB Choir and Piano,

Lyrics, translation and IPA by Mei Zhong, Music by Hua Lin, Choral Arrangement by Jody Nagel

JOMAR Press, Nov.2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDPTpunu_P0&feature=youtu.be

 

A Sad Little Bird, 忧伤的小鸟, for Voice, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

Lyrics and translation by Jem Li; Melody and IPA by Mei Zhong; Orchestration by Xue Jiang

Jomar VM-20191922,  JOMAR Press, Dec. 2019

https://youtu.be/kvkUcLhiTgI


Articles:

The Reception of Anton Bruckner’s Music in China, co-author, in English

Journal of Literature and Art Studies, July 2019, Vol.9, No.7

DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2019.07.015, Pp.796-802

CA: David Publishing Company, USA

 

The Reception of Anton Bruckner’s Music in China, co-author, in German

Bruckner-Lexikon, new extended edition of the 1966 published Bruckner-Handbuch,  

New Edition-Online Lesicon, www.bruckner-online.at/ablo

Austrian National Library, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Article was in the process of the publication in July of 2017

Problems of Tempo in Puccini's Arias, College Music Symposium,

Missoula: The College Music Society, Inc., 2001, Volume 40, Pp. 140-150.

The article was selected for reissuing at New Online College Music Symposium,

Scholarship and Research Section, May of 2013,

 

Translation: The Analysis of Baroque Opera by John Walter Hill,

Beijing: Journal of the Central Conservatory of Music, 2002, Vol. 87,  co-translator

 

Eleven short dictionary articles for Vocal Music in the Teaching Encyclopedia for Chinese Middle and High Schools, China: Shenyang Publisher, 1991, Vol--Yintimei

 

Reference article Introduction to Piano, published as a series of six times, Children's Music Periodical, China: Shaoyang News Press, June-August, 1988

 


Recordings:

CD, Moonlit Mansion/李清照词作艺术歌曲精选,Art song Album of Li Qingzhao Poems, 

Two versions: Mei Zhong singing with Chinese instrument Ensemble, and Mei Zhong singing with piano, 

Composition and orchestration: Yong Meng; Piano Arrangement: Shuai Yao, 

中国唱片集团有限公司出版,ISBN 978-7-7999-2697-1, © 2023 China Record Group Co.,Ltd CCD-3870

YouTube links:

Book-Aroma Permeated Xilin (書香西林), online 2024

https://youtu.be/MMpWWCdRprQ   

 

Plum Blossoms (常插梅花醉) - Piano Version (鋼琴版), online 2024

https://youtu.be/-pko8O3jdbg

 

Plum Blossoms (常插梅花醉) – Instrumental Version (樂隊版), online 2024

https://youtu.be/PM39GwKNNdI

Daya - The Grand Elegance (大雅), online 2023

https://youtu.be/aShEpa51M5c

Homeland Sentiments ((鄉情難忘)), online 2023

https://youtu.be/MI-hXaeAylc?si=PCt5PNvYx1aXKOV_

Peace (憩), online 2023

https://youtu.be/SKEMGHqndt4

Forever Evolving (生生不息), online 2023

https://youtu.be/jFOYQ9BebH0

 

Jacaranda Blooms (藍花楹), online 2023

https://youtu.be/xxmitMMHzCk

Silent Night Nostalgia (靜夜思), online 2023

https://youtu.be/6un5Nu4M6Jg

A Rain of Peach Blossom (壹場桃花雨), online 2023

https://youtu.be/KAmJosaKAZ8

 

Life Is as Flowers (生命如花), online 2023

https://youtu.be/wYMOLFK0ZS8

 

The Cloud Drifting from Home (天邊飄來故鄉的雲), online 2023

https://youtu.be/QyOfOESsSd4

Fly with Love (與愛飛翔), online 2023

https://youtu.be/P-i2t5HSwiA

An Autumn Rain Curtains the Ba Mountains (一簾秋雨掛巴山), online 2022

https://youtu.be/0VT1t59fYho

Wishes (愿), online 2022

https://youtu.be/5STVQStcCfc

Endless River Flows (川流不息), online 2022

https://youtu.be/VBM0HdgcJq8

Gazing into the Ocean (眺望), online 2022

https://youtu.be/C50VMLaEwvw

Autumn Waters (秋水), online 2022

https://youtu.be/JYzW2Ms4ZOU

If  (如果), online 2022

https://youtu.be/sVrmIsCYpDs

Life (生活) Soprano and Zheng, one word poem,​ [女高音和筝,一字诗 ), online 2021

https://youtu.be/zUCLpFNl6_c


Crossroads (路口)online 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttQ-lVecabY&feature=youtu.be 

Homebound  (回家), online 2020

https://youtu.be/s0z5lKcIktY

 

​In My Transparent Sorrow (在我透明的忧伤中), online 2020

https://youtu.be/zGfzJ23plMo

Love Story (爱情故事), online 2020

https://youtu.be/NLNwwTn0zIw

Winter Dream (冬梦), a song for Soprano and Orchestra, online 2019

https://youtu.be/Ya_3U7bFjAE

If You Were Here (如果你在的话), online 2019

https://youtu.be/G32RkFLYFE8

 

[Missing My Little Girl in the Village, (思念村裡我的娃), online 2021

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HizISiLNN_0&feature=youtu.be]

A Sad Little Bird, (忧伤的小鸟)  online, 2020

https://youtu.be/PQ4H55QUuHA

Youku links: 

Gazing into the Ocean 眺望, online 2022

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTkwNzAxNDU1Ng==.html?spm=a2h0c.8166622.PhoneSokuUgc_7.dtitle

Autumn Waters 秋水, online 2022

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg5MTkyMzkyNA==

If  如果,online 2022

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg4NjA2NjUyNA==.html

女高音和筝,一字诗 (女高音 / 钟玫;筝 / 韩梅和雨苇;作曲 / 孟勇,韩梅和雨苇)2021

https://m.youku.com/video/id_XNTgyMDE4NTI2NA==.html

[路口 Crossroads.mov : https://m.youku.com/video/id_XNTA5OTUzODY1Mg==.html?firsttime=9&source_from=pcfx_1], 2021

[女高音钟玫独唱“回家” : https://m.youku.com/video/id_XNDk4Mjc1MjYyMA==.html], 2020

[Missing My Little Girl in the Village, (思念村裡我的娃), Singing by Mei Zhong (鐘玫)_哔哩哔哩_bilibili : https://m.bilibili.com/video/BV1Ng411g7M8], 2021

爱情故事,Love Story 2020

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDYyNTc0MDY4NA==.html

 

在我透明的忧伤中,In My transparent Sorrow 2020

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDYyNTc0MzM5Ng==.html

冬梦,Winter Dream 2019

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDQ4MDU5NjcwOA==.html

 

如果你在的话,If you were there 2019

https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDYyNTc0ODg2OA==.html

 


The Silvered Lute, NPM LD 033, North Pacific Music, June of 2009 

 

Traditional and Modern Chinese Art Songs, Volume II, Anthology of Chinese Songs, New York: Leyerle Publications, 2009

 

Newly Arranged Chinese Folk Songs, Volume I, Anthology of Chinese Songs, New York: Leyerle Publications, 2005

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