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CHAN Ming-chi
陳明志

Chan Ming-chi studied music at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Elizabeth Music University , Shanghai Conservatory of Music for his master , PhD degree and post-doctorate programme respectively, researching in music composition, multi-media theatre music and Asian ethic music. His musical language covers a characteristic perception of sounds and their attribute, reflecting the consideration and integration of various factors such as the nature of sound itself, space-time effects, dramatic thinkings and philosophy of oriental culture. He is currently Chairman of the Hong Kong Electronic Music and Sound Arts Association , Artistic Director of the Ensemble Contemporary Players and the professor of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music where teaching composition and music digital media design.


陳明志先後於香港演藝學院作曲及電子音樂系、日本國立東京藝術大學作曲系、依利沙伯音樂大學音樂研究所接受由本科到哲學博士的教育,並在中國上海音樂學院完成博士後的作曲理論研究。陳氏一直以作曲家、指揮及音樂會策劃、統籌的身份活躍於樂壇,創作主要有管弦樂、跨媒體劇場音樂及舞臺、影視作品的聲音設計。他的音樂語境展示了其對聲音本體、時空效應及戲劇思维與東方文化哲思的多重思考與融合。近年以多元文化及互動為題,展開了一系列的多媒體音樂創作活動。現為上海音樂學院教授, 致力於作曲與音樂數位媒體的教學、研究與創作。

MAJOR WORKS 主要作品

Orchestral (Western)


  • Fiery Song (2013) 10’ for wind orchestra

  • Reverberation (1996) 10' for shakuhachi, zheng & string orchestra

  • Teng Fei (III) (1995) 10' for wind orchestra & percussion

  • Air Cosmo (1994) 12' for orchestra

  • The Wind from Shadows (II) (1992) 12' for orchestra

  • Teng Fei (II) (1991) 13' for cl & orchestra

  • Teng Fei (I) (1990) 12' for wind orchestra

  • Overture (1990) 8' for string orchestra

  • Symphony No.1 (1989) 15'


Orchestral (Chinese and Mixed)


  • Flying with Dreams (2011) 6’ for Dizi and Chinese Orchestra

  • The Dance of Lion City II (2010) 8’ for Chinese Orchestra

  • The Dance of Lion City (2006) 8’ for rap and Chinese Orchestra

  • World Excursion on Wings of Music- Open, Hong Kong! (2006) 3’ for Chinese Orchestra

  • Milkshake飘色Musique (2005) 15’ for blue Harmonica, percussion and Chinese Orchestra

  • Lung Ku Ju III (2005) 15’ for Chinese drums, Korean Drum, Indian Drum and Chinese Orchestra

  • You You (2002) 10' for lute, pipa, nayin pipa, satsuma pipa & Chinese orchestra

  • Song of Windscape (2002) 19' for dizi , satsuma pipa & Chinese orchestra

  • Saikung Through Drunken Eyes (Version 2: Ant Man) (2002) 9' for narrator, 2 dizi's & Chinese orchestra

  • Pao Ju Le (Delicious Life) (2001) 25' for narrator/actor &Chinese orchestra

  • Windy Days II (2001) 14' for Japanese instrumental orchestra

  • Lung Ku Ju (2000) 18' for Chinese drums ensemble & Chinese orchestra

  • Leaping Forward (1999) 7' for Chinese orchestra

  • Invisible Cosmo (1999) 70' for visual images, installation, movements, perc ensemble & Chinese orchestra

  • Windy Days (1998) 14' for shakuhachi, koto & Chinese orchestra

  • Saikung Through Drunken Eyes (1998) 9' for narrator, 2 dizi's & Chinese orchestra

  • Jing•Qi•Sheng (1998) 10' for Chinese orchestra

  • Encounter (1997) 11' for solo perc & Chinese orchestra


Chamber (Western)


  • Xi Xiang Ji (2013) 42’ for clarinet, bassoon, horn, harp, viola, cello, percussion

  • Xiang Ru Fei Fei - by Three Dream-pursuing Juveniles (2012) 7’ for guan, alto-saxophone, sheng

  • The Song of Tai Chi Motion (2011) 12’ for clarinet, viola, cello

  • Qiang Shan Ru Hoi (2008) 12’ for flute, clarinet, shanxian, 2 violin, viola, cello

  • Reverberation II (2001) 12' for violin, harp & perc

  • Allegro in Four Colors - Ma On Shan (2001) 10' for harmonica quintet

  • Zheng Qi, Ge (1996) 10' for cl, vc & pf

  • Qi Yun Xiao Sa (1996) 8' for alto fl & vc

  • Integration (1993) 10' for 3 perc

  • Rhyme (1992) 10' for vn, fl, bass cl, db & 2 perc

  • Quartet No.1 (1988) 7' for 2 vn, va & vc 

  • The Wind from Shadows (I) (1988) 9' for 2 fl, bass cl, db, marimba & perc

  • Sonic Fantasy (1988) 8' for vn, va, vc, 2 perc, pf, fl, cl & bn

  • Quintet No.1 (1987) 5' for fl, ob, cl, hn & bn

  • Flying Horse  (1987) 8' for 2 tp, hn, tb, tuba & perc

  • The Voice of the Earth (I) (1987) 7' for cl, bn, tp, tb, 2 perc & pf

  • Trio (1986) 7' for ob, cl & bn

  • Miracle (1986) 6' for solo perc, xun, va & vc

  • Longing in the Desert (1986) 6' for fl, hp & va


Chamber (Ethnic Instruments)


  • When the Clouds Raise (2011) 11’ for zheng ensemble

  • Dei Yin Fong Fei (2008) 12’ for shakuhachi & cello

  • Misty Tsing Yi  (2001) 10' for ruan ensemble, gehu & perc

  • Reverberation (1997) 12' for juhu, koto & perc

  • He Wei Gui (1994) 10' for dizi, shakuhachi, pipa, shamisen, zheng, koto, 2 perc, vn, va & vc

  • Kaiko (1994) 11' for organ & Chinese perc

  • Moonlit Fantasy (1992) 10' for 3 perc, 3 shengs, dizi, pipa, zheng & hichiriki

  • Somewhere Beyond the Clouds (1992) 10' for shakuhachi, vibraphone & koto

  • Airwaves (III) (1992) 11' for shakuhachi & qin

  • Airwaves (I) (1991) 10' for qudi, pipa & zheng

  • Hui Liu (1991) 13' for 14 Chinese instrumental musicians

  • Autumn Wind is Coming (1990) 8' for qin, yangqin & bass dizi

  • Integration (1990) 10' duet for Chinese & Western perc

  • Dancing on the Moon (1987) 7' for 2 dizi's, zheng & perc

 

Instrumental Solo


  1. Dragon in Tsimshatsui East (2012) 1’ for bass clarinet

  2. Solitude (2008) 8’ for shakuhachi

  3. The Endless od Clouds (2003) 8’ for bass erhu

  4. Spiritus (1996) 10' for organ

  5. Odem (1995) 10' for db

  6. The Echo of Life (1995) 10' for pf

  7. Monologue (II) (1995) 7' for pipa

  8. H2O (1990) 8' for zheng

  9. Monologue (I) (1990) 7' for pipa

  10. Sumio (1989) 10' for db

  11. Here, There (1987) 5' for xiao

  12. Reminiscence (1984) 5' for pf

  13. Sonatina in G (1983) 5' for pf


Vocal


  • Rotating Cosmo (2011) 10’ for mass voice, chamber ensemble

  • Qi•Guang•Yin (1998) 28' for monks chanting, male chorus, tape, Chinese & Western orchestras

  • Dream?! Reality?! (1995) 7' for baritone, bass fl, erhu & koto


Multimedia and Electronic Music


  • Choking Spring Breeze Under Electric Light and Shadow (2013) 40’ for Moving Images, Installation, dancer, Chinese music & electronic sound

  • Jiang Liu Yun (2012) 8’ for zheng & electronic sound

  • Sheng Shan Yo Shu (2011) 45’ for dancer, Chinese ensemble & electronic sound

  • Tai Chai Motion (2003) 45’ for dancer, Chinese ensemble & electronic sound

  • Wuji Wuji (2001) 45' for Chinese dance & music

  • Rain in Tsimshatsui East (2000) 10' for video & Chinese orchestra

  • The Altas (1999) 120' for moving images & Chinese music

  • O Xiang (II) (1994) 15' for dizi, fl, perc & modern Japanese dance

  • O Xiang (I) (1990) 15' for 2 dancers, dizi, cl, perc & installation

  • Recontemplation (1990) 16' for painter, dancer, cl, perc & fl

  • Reminiscence (1990) 10' for guan & tape