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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。

MAJOR WORKS 主要作品

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。