LAI Sheung-ping 黎尚冰

 

Dr. Sheung-Ping Lai is an Assistant Professor at the CCA Department, HKIED where she teaches music composition, music theory, composition pedagogy, contemporary music, and jazz study. Dr. Lai is an active composer. Her music covers a wide variety of genres and styles, and her compositions are frequently performed in public, including Western and Chinese instrumental music, electronic music, theatrical music, art songs, pop songs, choral jazz and instrumental jazz, presenting a unique synthesis of the East and the West. Her research interests include music composition, music theory, composition pedagogy, contemporary music, jazz, and cross-cultural studies of Chinese and Western music. She is the Secretary (Administration) of Hong Kong Composers’ Guild where she coordinates the annual New Generation Concert for young composers. Besides promoting music by Hong Kong composers, she also engages in the education of music creativity and composition to younger generations, as well as composition pedagogy to music teachers.

 

黎尚冰博士多年從事音樂創作及教學工作,目前任教於香港教育學院,並任香港作曲家聯會行政秘書,積極推廣現代音樂及創意教育。黎氏作品豐富,經常公開發表。黎氐的音樂涉及不同樂種和語言,反映出作曲者的多重音樂文化背景。每首作品除了穿梭於調式、調性與無調性之間,對曲式、音色、音樂織體和節奏上也作出新的探索,將東西音樂文化特色再來一次新的混合。

Orchestral (Western)

 

City Motion (2005) 3'
     for chamber orchestra

Innocence (1986) 8'
     for chamber orchestra
 

Orchestral (Chinese)

 

 Utopia (1999) 10'
     for Chinese instrumental orchestra
 

Chamber (Western)

 

LangGe (2005) 7'30”
     for vn & vla
Taiwanese Suite (1998) 15'
     for vn, vc & pf
Different Times (1993) 10'
     for cl & pf
Trio (1991) 4'
     for ob, cl & bn
Fanfare (1987) 3'
     for 2 tp & tb
Mini-new-et (1987) 4'
     for db & pf
Journey in the Fourth Dimension (1986) 8'
     for fl, cl, tp, hn, perc, hp, vn & vc
Endless Parody (1985) 10'
     for woodwind quintet
Due (1985) 4'
     for 2 cl
A Lunatic's Monologue (1984) 8'
     for fl, cl, perc & pf
Duet (1983) 4'
     for 2 vn
Nightmare (1983) 6'
     for perc & pf
 

Chamber (Chinese)

 

 Trio (1984) 4'
     for xiao, xun & yangqin
 

Chamber (Mixed)

 

Spiritual Touches (2006) 8'30‘
     for two shengs, pipa, Chinese plucked-string ensemble and cello 
 

Instrumental Solo

 

Chameleon (2004) 6'
     for vib

Variations on a Sherpa Melody (2000) 20'
     for gtr
Images (1989) 10'
     for pf
Homage a Lili Boulanger (1988) 8'
     for pf
Variations on a Theme by Beethoven (1983) 15'
     for pf
 

Vocal / Choral

 

逆境裡的溫情(2003) 4'
     for soprano, female chorus & pf

Songs of Pain and Innocence (1991) 12'
     for soprano & pf
Listen (1988) 4'
     for SATB
Nostalgia (1986) 3'
     for mezzo soprano, fl & pf
Lotus (1985) 4'
     for SATB & pf
 

Electro-Acoustic Music / Computer Music

 

 Dreamscape (1987) 5'
     for multi-track magnetic tape
 

Music for Theatre / Drama

 

A Children's Play by Chung Ying Theatre Company (1983)

 

Others

 

Over thirty popular songs
Numerous arrangements for Chinese plucked string ensemble and Western string ensemble

 

Publications / Paper Presentations


On the Composition of “Sense of Something Coming”. D.M.A. document. The Ohio State University, 1991. Ann Arbor, Michigan, University Microfilms. 
 “How Much Can You Learn?” ICB Voices, International College at Beijing, Nos. 11 & 12, April & November 2002.

“What is New Music?” Music Companion Vol. 88, June 2005.

“The Journey to be a Composer” Music Companion Vol. 89, June 2006.

 

管弦樂 (西樂)

 

都市動感 (2005) 3'
     for chamber orchestra

童真 (1986) 8'
     for chamber orchestra

 

管弦樂 (中樂)

 

桃花源 (1999) 10'
     for Chinese instrumental orchestra

 

室樂 (西樂)

 

浪歌行板(2005) 7'30”
     for vn & vla
台灣組曲(1998) 15'
     for vn, vc & pf
不同時候(1993) 10'
     for cl & pf
木管三重奏(1991) 4'
     for ob, cl & bn
Fanfare (1987) 3'
     for 2 tp & tb
新小步舞曲 (1987) 4'
     for db & pf
新四度空間的旅程 (1986) 8'
     for fl, cl, tp, hn, perc, hp, vn & vc
效頻篇 (1985) 10'
     for woodwind quintet
單簧管二重奏 (1985) 4'
     for 2 cl
瘋人獨白(1984) 8'
     for fl, cl, perc & pf
小提琴二重奏(1983) 4'
     for 2 vn
惡夢(1983) 6'
     for perc & pf

 

室樂 (中樂)

 

簫、笙、楊琴三重奏 (1984) 4'
     for xiao, xun & yangqin

 

室樂 (混合)

 

靈機一觸 (2006) 8'30 ‘
     for two shengs, pipa, Chinese plucked-string ensemble and cello 

 

獨奏曲

 

變色龍(2004) 6'
     for vib

尼泊爾民謠主題變奏曲 (2000) 20'
     for gtr
形象(1989) 10'
     for pf
對保蘭瑞致敬(1988) 8'
     for pf
貝多芬主題變奏曲(1983) 15'
     for pf

 

聲樂 / 合唱

 

逆境裡的溫情(2003) 4'
     for soprano, female chorus & pf

痛苦與純真之歌(1991) 12'
     for soprano & pf
聆聽 (1988) 4'
     for SATB
鄉愁 (1986) 3'
     for mezzo soprano, fl & pf
蓮(1985) 4'
     for SATB & pf

 

電子音樂 / 電腦音樂

 

夢境 (1987) 5'
     for multi-track magnetic tape

 

劇場音樂

 

中英劇團兒童劇(1983)

 

其他

 

流行曲三十多首
為中國彈撥樂團及西洋弦樂團編製多首樂曲

 

出版刊物 / 發表文章

 

On the Composition of “Sense of Something Coming”. D.M.A. document. The Ohio State University, 1991. Ann Arbor, Michigan, University Microfilms.

“How Much Can You Learn?” ICB Voices, International College at Beijing, Nos. 11 & 12, April & November 2002.

「何謂新音樂?」。載於樂友第88期,2005年6月。

「學習作曲的歷程」。載於樂友第89期,2006年6月。

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