LEE Kar-tai Phoebus 李家泰

 

Lee Kar Tai, Phoebus is an active young composer, contemporary-music researcher and educator. His music and papers have been performed and presented at international music festivals and university conferences: these include Arena Contemporary Music Festival, The Asian Composers League Conference and Festival, The Chinese Composers Festival, Hong Kong Art Festival, Hong Kong Week of Taiwan, Musicarama, Hong Kong New Generation, Singapore Asian Composers Festival, SOUND-IMAGination, soundSCAPE Festival, Swiss Contemporary Music Festival, Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival.

 

He attained the Doctor of Music degree (D. Mus.) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CHUK), and was awarded the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Scholarship during his postgraduate studies. After graduation, he worked as a teaching assistant and also as the director of the New Music Ensemble at the Department of Music, CUHK. During 2015-2016, he has been a part time lecturer at CUHK, guest lecturer at EdUHK, as well as editorial assistant and daily music programme director at RTHK Radio 4. He has been teaching music and conducting programmes at universities, colleges and schools, and has given workshops and lectures to school teachers and the general public. Subjects of these include contemporary music, music appreciation, harmony and counterpoint, music analysis, orchestration and composition, aural skills and musicianship, creative musicking, ensemble coach for traditional and modern repertoire. At various occasions, he also performs as a choral, orchestral or chamber-music conductor, harpsichordist, organist, or pianist on both traditional and contemporary works.

 

Website: phoebuslee.com

 

李氏亦熱衷於音樂創作、當代音樂研究、音樂教育與創意推廣。李氏的作品與論文多次於本地與國際平台發表,其中包括Arena Contemporary Music Festival、亞洲作曲家聯盟會議及音樂節(Asian Composers’ League Conference and Festival)、華人作曲家音樂節、香港藝術節、台灣香港週、音樂新文化、音樂新一代、聲影集、Singapore Asian Composers Festival、soundSCAPE Festival、Swiss Contemporary Music Festival、Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival等等。

 

李氏畢業於香港中文大學並已取得音樂博士銜,隨後於母校出任全職教學助理,並擔任音樂系新音樂合奏團總監。二零一五至一六年間,李氏出任香港中文大學兼職講師、香港教育大學客席講師、及香港電台第四台音樂曲目編輯及編輯助理。李氏曾於不同大學、學院、中學、小學授課及主導作曲培訓班,以及於教育局及公開講座演講,教授音樂學科包括當代音樂、音樂賞析、和聲、對位、配器法、作曲、練耳與音樂感訓練、創意樂動,以及為指導室樂小組演奏傳統古典曲目與現代曲目。其次,李氏亦經常以不同形式參與傳統古典音樂與當代音樂的演出,例如指揮、演奏古鍵琴、管風琴、鋼琴等。

 

網址:phoebuslee.com

Western Orchestra


Nocturne (2013) 7'
     for Symphonic Winds  

Canvas (2012) 10'
     for large orchestra
     4.4.4.4 – 6.4.4.1 – Timp.+3 Perc. – 2 Hp – Pn – 16.16.12.10.8
Palpitation - Montage for Large Orchestra in 100 Seconds  (2011) 100"
     4.4.4.4 – 4.4.4.1 – Timp.+4 Perc. – Hp – Pn – Strings

Carnival (2009) 4'
     for symphonic band
Spring Flowers, Autumn Leaves, Summer Rain, Winter Snow (2008) 7'30"
     for orchestra and boys choir

 

Large Chamber

 

Yearning . Sober Anguish (2012) 4'
     for 12 musicians
     (fl., ob., cl., bsn., tpt., hn., perc., pno., vln., vla., vc., db.)

The Reminiscence of Foliage Silhouette  (2012) 8'
     for 10 musicians
The Dirge of Remnant Florets (2010) 5'
     for 9 musicians
     (fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn., 2 vln., vl., vc.)

Cerulean Spectrum (2009) 7'
     for string octet

Opus 18b  (2007) 7'
     for 18 musicians

 

Chamber

 

Creative Musicking (2015) 5'
     for string quartet

Better Half (2014) 9' - 12'
     for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano

Everlasting is the Moon (2014) 7'30"
     for violin and viola
Deliquenscence (2013) 10'
     for percussion trio
A Mirror of Clouds (2012) 6'
     for 4 violins and piano
Half Glass of Water (2011) 6'30"
     for wind quintet
A Lagoon of Clouds (2011) 6'
     for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and piano
In the Labyrinth of Stained Glass Mosaic (2011) 6'
     for Bang On A Can All-Stars (clarinet, cello, double bass, electric guitar, piano, percussion)
Arid Branches Resound (2010) 4'30"
     for flute, oboe, horn, viola, cello, and piano
Celadon (2009) 4'
     for clarinet, guzheng, and vibraphone
Percussion Quartet (2009) 11'
Paper . Jolt and Gu . Zheng (2008) 10'
     for female voice, Chinese drum daigu, and guzheng
Sognando  (2007) 18'30"
     for flute, violin, viola, piano, organ, and percussion
Meditation  (2007) 3'30"
     for violin, recorder, and piano

 

Instrumental Solo
 

Pyrus Flower in Rain (2010) 7'
     for piano

Fantasy and Celebration  (2010) 8'
     for organ

Scar (2010) 11'
     for double bass

Thousand Piano  for piano and MAX/MSP (2008) 6'

17 Piano Works

 

Vocal / Choral


Flying Dreams (2015) 3’
     for speech choir

On the White Stork Tower (2014) 3'30"
     for SATB and piano
Nostalgia in Four Rhymes (2013) 5'40"
     for SATB and piano

Nostalgia in Four Rhymes (2013) 5'40"
     for soprano/tenor and piano
To Actuate  (2010) 5'
     for speech choir
A Recitation on Vegetables and Fruits  (2010) 3'30"
     for speech choir
I’m a Goldfish in a Globe  (2010) 2'
     for UMS n’ JIP (tenor and recorder)
Dews on Bamboo Leaves  (2010) 4'30"
     for SSAATTBB a capella

 

Miniatures

 

A Little Match That Sparkles (2014) 30"
     for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, double bass and piano
Lamma Winds  (2013) 81"
     for bass clarinet, double bass and piano
Quiet Carriage / Susurrus  (2012) 1'
     for bass clarinet, cello and piano
I’m a Goldfish in a Globe  (2010) 2'
     for UMS n’ JIP (tenor and recorder)

 

Discography

 

HKIEd 20th Anniversary Tan Poetry Choral Project (2015)

HUGO Productions (HK) Ltd. LPCD1630-7343

On the White Stork Tower
     for SATB and piano
 

詩人的繆思-余光中詩作聲樂專輯(2014)
(trans.: Muse of the Poet – Music for Poems’ by Yu Kwong-chung)

HUGO Productions (HK) Ltd. HK2530-2

Nostalgia in Four Rhymes
     for tenor and piano

 

Resonating Colours: Chamber Work (2013)

Published by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild Ltd.

A Lagoon of Clouds
     for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and piano

 

 

管弦樂 (西樂)


夜 (2013) 7'
     為銅管樂團而寫
畫布 (2012) 10'
     為大型管弦樂團而寫
     4.4.4.4 – 6.4.4.1 – Timp.+3 Perc. – 2 Hp – Pn – 16.16.12.10.8

悸動 (2011) 100"
     為大型管弦樂團而寫的一百秒作品
      4.4.4.4 – 4.4.4.1 – Timp.+4 Perc. – Hp – Pn – Strings

嘉年華 (2009) 4'
     為銅管樂團而寫

春花秋葉、夏雨冬雪 (2008) 7'30"
     為男童聲合唱團與大型管弦樂團而寫

 

大型室樂

 

魂牽夢縈 (2012) 4'
     為十二人室樂合奏而寫
     (fl., ob., cl., bsn., tpt., hn., perc., pno., vln., vla., vc., db.)

The Reminiscence of Foliage Silhouette  (2012) 8'
     為十人室樂合奏而寫

殘花恨韻 (2010) 5'
     為九人室樂合奏而寫
     (fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn., 2 vln., vl., vc.)

 蔚藍光譜 (2009) 7'
     為弦樂八重奏而寫

Opus 18b  (2007) 7'
     為十八人室樂合奏而寫

 

室樂

 

弦樂四重奏的創意律動 (2015) 5'

另一半 (2014) 9' - 12'
     為長笛、單簧管、小提琴、大提琴與鋼琴而寫

攸然是玉京 (2014) 7'30"
     為小提琴與中提琴而寫

Deliquenscence (2013) 10'
     為敲擊樂三重奏而寫

雲鏡 (2012) 6'
     為四部小提琴與鋼琴而寫

半杯水 (2011) 6'30"
     為銅管樂五重奏而寫

雲泊 (2011) 6'
     為長笛、單簧管、小提琴、中提琴與鋼琴而寫

碎彩迷圖 (2011) 6'
     為 Bang On A Can All-Stars(單簧管、大提琴、低音大提琴、電結他、鋼琴、敲擊樂)而寫

枯丫嘯鳴 (2010) 4'30"
     為長笛、雙簧管、圓號、中提琴、大提琴與鋼琴而寫

青瓷 (2009) 4'
     為單簧管、古箏與顫音琴而寫

敲擊樂四重奏 (2009) 11'

《紙 · 驚》與《鼓·箏》 (2008) 10'
     為女聲、中國大鼓與古箏而寫
如夢 (2007) 18'30"
     為長笛、小提琴、中提琴、鋼琴、管風琴與敲擊樂而寫
沉思 (2007) 3'30"
     為小提琴、牧笛與鋼琴而寫

 

獨奏曲
 

夜雷細雨打梨花,靜聽微風響叮鈴 (2010) 7'
     鋼琴獨奏

Fantasy and Celebration  (2010) 8'
     管風琴獨奏
痕 (2010) 11'
     低音大提琴獨奏
千琴 (2008) 6'
     鋼琴配以 MAX/MSP獨奏

鋼琴作品十七首

 

聲樂 / 合唱


夢想飛航 (2015) 3'
     為動感聲藝團而寫

登鶴雀樓 (2014) 3'30"
     為四部混聲合唱團與鋼琴而寫
鄉愁四韻 (2013) 5'40"
     為四部混聲合唱團與鋼琴而寫
鄉愁四韻 (2013) 5'40"
     為女高音/男高音與鋼琴而寫

啟動 (2010) 5'
     為動感聲藝團而寫

蔬果誦 (2010) 3'30"
     為動感聲藝團而寫

我是魚缸裏的小金魚 (2010) 2'
     為UMS n’ JIP(男高音與牧笛)而寫
竹露 (2010) 4'30"
     為四部混聲合唱團琴而寫

 

綪緻小品

 

A Little Match That Sparkles (2014) 30"
     為長笛、單簧管、小提琴、大提琴、低音大提琴與鋼琴而寫
南丫風 (2013) 81"
     為低音單簧管、低音大提琴與鋼琴而寫

靜音車箱 / 唧唧咕咕 (2012) 1'
     為低音單簧管、大提琴與鋼琴而寫
我是魚缸裏的小金魚 (2010) 2'
     為UMS n’ JIP(男高音與牧笛)而寫

 

唱片目錄
 

詩樂共融-唐詩新曲原創合唱系列 (2015)

雨果LPCD1630-7343

《登鶴雀樓》
     為四部混聲合唱團與鋼琴而寫
 

詩人的繆思-余光中詩作聲樂專輯(2014)

雨果HK2530-2

《鄉愁四韻》
     為男高音與鋼琴而寫

 

原音幻彩1:香港作曲家室樂作品(2013)

香港作曲家聯會出版

《雲泊》
     為長笛、單簧管、小提琴、中提琴與鋼琴而寫

 

 

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