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TANG Man-ngai
鄧文藝

Tang Man-ngai studied composition and electronic music with Law Wing-fai and Clarence Mak at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and graduated in 1998.  Tang was then awarded the Composers and Authors Society Scholarship for Overseas Studies at the University of Melbourne.  Tang received a Master of Music from the University of Melbourne in 2001. 


Tang has written solo, chamber, vocal, electronic, multi-media and orchestral works.  His compositions have been performed in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Australia and Switzerland. Tang is now a part-time teacher at the composition department of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.


鄧文藝於一九九八畢業於香港演藝學院,曾師隨羅永暉和麥偉鑄學習作曲及電子音樂。隨後獲得香港作曲家及作詞家協會海外升學獎學金赴澳洲墨爾本大學深造,二零零一年獲音樂碩士。


鄧氏的創作包括獨奏、合奏、歌曲、電子音樂、多媒體及管弦樂。他的作品曾於香港、台灣、日本、澳洲及瑞士演出。鄧氏現時是香港演藝學院作曲系兼職導師。

MAJOR WORKS 主要作品

Western Orchestra


  • Voices (2009) [10’00”] for 1, 1, 1, 1 - 1, 1, 1, 1, per, str

  • Landscape  (2000) [13’30”] for 1, 1, 1, 1 - 1, 1, 1, 1, str

  • Tien Wen – In memory of Mother Teresa  (1997) [7’30”] for 2, 2, 2, 2 - 4, 3, 3, 1, per, timp, str


Chinese Orchestra


  • City of Lights (2017)[7’00”] for Chinese Orchestra

  • Chamber

  • Impermanence (2020) [4’00”] for erhu, zheng

  • Voices II (2016) [8’00”] for 2 vlns, vla, vlc

  • Continuum (2008) [10’00”] for Pipa, fl, cl, 2 vlns, vla, vlc, d.bass

  • Song before a war (2007) [7’00’’] for Ruan ensemble

  • Powerful Stillness (2006) [7’00’’] for Ruan ensemble

  • Birds Singing by the Brook (2006) [8’00’’] for xiao, erhu, zheng

  • Requiem ― In Memory of Pope John Paul II (2005) [12’00”] for 2 tp, hn, tbn, tuba

  • Chanting (2001) [13’00”] for 2 vlns, vla, vlc

  • Distant Image (2000) [12’00”] for vln, cl, vlc

  • Three Sketches (1998) [8’00’’] for 2 tp, hn, tbn, tuba

  • Dawn (1997) [8’00’’] for 2 vlns, vla, vlc

  • Firefly (1996) [8’00’’] for fl, cl, bass cl, hn, per, pno


Vocal/ Choral


  • The Arrival of a Guest (2018)(3’00”) for Soprano and Piano

  • Musica Vocabularama (2017) (3’50”) for Speech Choir


Discography


  • Song before a war (2008) for Ruan ensemble (Label: HUGO no: LPCD 1630-7282)

  • Dawn (1999) for 2 vlns, vla, vlc (Label: HUGO no: 7210-2)

管弦樂 (西樂)


  • 呼聲引 (2009) [10’00”] 為1, 1, 1, 1 - 1, 1, 1, 1, per, str

  • 山疊疊,水重重 (2000) [13’30”] 為1, 1, 1, 1 - 1, 1, 1, 1,  str

  • 天問  (1997) [7’30”] 為2, 2, 2, 2 - 4, 3, 3, 1, Per, timp, str


室樂


  • 連思 (2008) [10’00”] 為Pipa, fl, cl, 2 vlns, vla, vlc, d.bass

  • 劍在鞘中輕嘯 (2007) [7’00’’] 為阮琴合奏

  • 寧靜的革命 (2006) [7’00’’] 為阮琴合奏

  • 鳥嗚澗 (2006) [8’00’’] 為簫, 二胡,箏

  • 安魂曲 (紀念教宗若望保祿二世) (2005) [12’00”] 為 2tp, hn, tn, tuba

  • 吟頌 (2001) [13’00”] 為 2 vln, vla, vlc

  • 遠象 (2000) [12’00”] 為 vln, cl, vlc

  • 三首小品 (1998) [8’00’’] 為2 tp, hn, tbn, tuba

  • 破曉 (1997) [8’00’’] 為 2 vlns, vla, vlc

  • 螢火蟲  (1996) [8’00’’] 為 fl, cl, bass cl, hn, per, pno


唱片目錄


  • 寧靜的革命 (2008) 為阮琴合奏 

Label: HUGO no: LPCD 1630-7282

  • 破曉 (1999) 為 2 vlns, vla, vlc 

Label: HUGO no: 7210-2