TANG Lok-yin 鄧樂妍

 

Yet from the haze she creates, graceful, Ms Tang’s textures are transparent enough that even when several levels of the chase seem to be happening at once.... fluidly contrapuntal piece

New York Times, April 5, 2009

 

Dr. Tang Lok-yin is an active composer in worldwide, her works achieve mastery in both Chinese and Western music, covering instrumental, dance and operatic music, with a brilliant track record of awards to her credit including the ACL Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize by the Asian Composers' League (Japan); the first prize at the Asian Pacific Festival of the Asian Composers' League Conference (New Zealand); Young Composer Award at the International Competition for Chinese Orchestral Composition (Singapore); Outstanding Award at the "Palatino" Piano Composition (China); "Dr. Helmut Sohmen Composition Prize" for the symphony orchestral piece “Movements- Homage to Joseph Haydn” (Vienna).

 

Tang's recent works include the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Suona and Guan concert “sānà”, Jean M. Wong school of Ballet “Take 55”, Utopia Cantonese Opera Workshop “Arena”, Hong Kong Dance and Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra co-production “Evacuation Order for dance theatre” and Hong Kong Arts Festival Commissioned Opera “Tree Rhapsody”.

 

Apart from composition, she also engages in music production, arrangement, performance, educational undertaking and broadcasting in RTHK 4.

 

鄧樂妍博士的作品融滙中、西樂,涉獵器樂、舞蹈及歌劇創作,屢次在國際獲獎,如亞洲作曲家同盟音樂節青年作曲家比賽第一名,新加坡華樂團作曲大賽「青年作曲家創作獎」,北京「帕拉天奴杯」作曲比賽優秀獎,亞洲作曲家同盟音樂節上獲頒「入野義朗紀念獎」與及維也納蘇海文作曲獎。

鄧氏近期發表的委約作品包括余光中詩歌音樂會的作品「向日葵」,香港舞蹈團與香港中樂團合作之音樂舞劇「遷界」,香港藝術節委約歌劇 「年輪曲」等。

除作曲外,鄧氏亦從事編曲、演奏、音樂會製作,教學與電台廣播工作 。

Orchestral (Western)

 

Rustling leave (2006)
     for qin and Western orchestra
Playing Game (2006)

     for orchestra

Voluble Dispersion for Orchestra (2005)

     for orchestra

Emulation (2003)

     for orchestra
 

Orchestral (Chinese)

 

Dragan Lantern (2008) 
     for 9 Suonas and Chinese orchestra; commissioned by HKCO
A Day in the Village (2007) 
     for Chinese Orchestra; commissioned by Hong Kong Cadenza, HKCO
Volcanicity (2006)
     for sheng and Chinese orchestra
Sculpture II for Pipa Concerto (2005)
     for pipa and Chinese orchestra
Sculptures (2004)

     for Chinese orchestra

Force of Circumstance (2001)

     for Chinese orchestra
 

Chamber (Western)

 

Fish (2007) 
     for flute, cello and piano
Clarin and Tim (2007) 
     for clarinet and tenor timpani
Duo for 2 Harmonicas (2006)

     for 2 harmonicas

The Giving Tree (2005)

     for soprano, tenor, violin, cello and piano

Clarinet Duet (2005)

     for 2 clarinets in Bb

A Change of Scenery (2004)

     for clarinet, cello and piano; Commission offered by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild, performed by LINensemble
Convergence (2004)

     for 2 pianos

Ametrine (2004)

     for piano, cello and clarinet

Pour (2003)

     for percussion duet

Qin (2003)

     for string quartet

Voluble Dispersion (2002)

     for chamber orchestra

Divergence (2002)

     for cheamber orchestra

Self-deceit (2001)

     for violin and piano

Schwebeng Schweben (2001)

     for flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and piano

Cenotes (II) (2000)

     for string ensemble

Vago (2000)

     for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin and viola

Cenotes (I) (2000)

     for string quartet

Trio (1999)

     for flute, clarinet and cello

 

Chamber (Chinese)

 

Voices of Vividness Dance (2007) 
     for gaoruan, zhongruan, daruan and erhu; commissioned by Wuji Ensemble
Shadow Play (2003)
     for sheng and Chinese ensemble
Yún (2002)

     for dizi, pipa, zheng and percussion

Li (2001)

     for Chinese Chamber Orchestra

Dip (2000)

     for dizi, sheng and erhu
 

Chamber (Mixed)

 

Angelic Visit (2004)

     for brass quintet with suona and jinghu; commission offered by Composer Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd., performed by Fresh Air Brass Quintet

Blue Tourmaline (2004)

     for percussion and dizi

Duet (2003)

     for oboe and suona

Dragon Gate (2002)

     for flute, violin, pipa, erhu and Chinese percussion

 

Instrumental Solo

 

Convergence II (2007) 
     for piano
Convergence (2001)

     for piano

 

Vocal / Choral


Vowel in Vowel (2007) 
     for for 60 voices (12 parts) speech choir


Electro-Acoustic Music / Computer Music

 

Clarinet Duet for Bb Clarinet and Electronic Music (2006)

     for Bb clarinet and electronic music

Demolition (2005)

     for electronic music, erhu, pipa, suona and Chinese percussion; Commission offered by CASH Ltd

In a Dark Forest…(2002)

     for pipa, suona and electronics
 

Music for Ballet / Dance

 

Evacuation Order (2004) 100'

     for electronic music; commissioned by Hong Kong Dance Company
 

Multimedia / Installation

 

Little Red Tree (2003) 70'

     for dance, video, music, staging and lighting

Convergence (2003) 10'

     for piano solo with dance and lighting

The Legend of Lok Sen (2003)

     for dance, video, lighting and electronic music

 

Others

Arrangement

 

一個人在途上 (2007) 
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra; commissioned by HKCO
溫暖的詩句 (2007) 
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra; commissioned by YWCA
Liverpool Oratorio Movement VII Crises (2007) 
     arrangement for vocal, piano and organ; commissioned by The Hong Kong Oratorio Society
The World of Fairy Tales (2005)

     arrangement for Chinese orchestra

Piggy Capriccio (2002)

     arrangement for Chinese orchestra
Film Music:

Retour (2003)

In the Sky (2002)

Wei Cheng (2002)

 

管弦樂 (西樂)

 

風.葉 (2006)
     for qin and Western orchestra
Playing Game (2006)

     for orchestra

Voluble Dispersion for Orchestra (2005)

     for orchestra

激峙 (2003)

     for orchestra
 

管弦樂 (中樂)

 

龍燈 (2008)
     for 9 Suonas and Chinese orchestra; commissioned by HKCO
鄉情 (2007) 
     for Chinese Orchestra; commissioned by Hong Kong Cadenza, HKCO
原‧始, concerto for sheng and orchestra (2006)
     for sheng and Chinese orchestra
熔 (2006)
     for sheng and Chinese orchestra
浮塑 (二) for Pipa Concerto (2005)
     for pipa and Chinese orchestra
浮塑 (2004)

     for Chinese orchestra

林中獨嘯 (2001)

     for Chinese orchestra
 

室樂 (西樂)

 

魚樂 (2007)
     for flute, cello and piano
Clarin and Tim (2007)
     for clarinet and tenor timpani
Duo for 2 Harmonicas (2006)

     for 2 harmonicas

奉獻樹 (2005)

     for soprano, tenor, violin, cello and piano

Clarinet Duet (2005)

     for 2 clarinets in Bb

A Change of Scenery (2004)

     for clarinet, cello and piano; Commission offered by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild, performed by LINensemble
Convergence (2004)

     for 2 pianos

Ametrine (2004)

     for piano, cello and clarinet

滂沱(2003)

     for percussion duet

琴 (2003)

     for string quartet

Voluble Dispersion (2002)

     for chamber orchestra

Divergence (2002)

     for cheamber orchestra

Self-deceit (2001)

     for violin and piano

聲餘 (2001)

     for flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and piano

深淵 (II) (2000)

     for string ensemble

Vago (2000)

     for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin and viola

深淵 (I) (2000)

     for string quartet

Trio (1999)

     for flute, clarinet and cello
 

室樂 (中樂)

 

聲飛色舞 (2007) 
     for gaoruan, zhongruan, daruan and erhu; commissioned by Wuji Ensemble
醞 (2002)

     for dizi, pipa, zheng and percussion

弄影 (2003)
     for sheng and Chinese ensemble
灕(2001)

     for Chinese Chamber Orchestra

疊 (2000)

     for dizi, sheng and erhu
 

室樂 (混合)

 

Angelic Visit (2004)

     for brass quintet with suona and jinghu; commission offered by Composer Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd., performed by Fresh Air Brass Quintet

Blue Tourmaline (2004)

     for percussion and dizi

Duet (2003)

     for oboe and suona

龍門 (2002)

     for flute, violin, pipa, erhu and Chinese percussion
 

獨奏曲

 

閃爍II (2007) 
     for piano
Convergence (2001)

     for piano
 

聲樂 / 合唱


聲韻 (2007)
     for for 60 voices (12 parts) speech choir

電子音樂 / 電腦音樂

 

Clarinet Duet for Bb Clarinet and Electronic Music (2006)

     for Bb clarinet and electronic music

拆紅記 (2005)

     for electronic music, erhu, pipa, suona and Chinese percussion; Commission offered by CASH Ltd

In a Dark Forest…(2002)

     for pipa, suona and electronics
 

舞蹈音樂

 

遷界 (2004) 100'

     for electronic music; commissioned by Hong Kong Dance Company
 

多媒體音樂 / 裝置音樂

 

小紅樹 (2003) 70'

     for dance, video, music, staging and lighting

聚 (2003) 10'

     for piano solo with dance and lighting

樂Sen 傳 (2003)

     for dance, video, lighting and electronic music

 

其他

編曲

 

一個人在途上 (2007)
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra; commissioned by HKCO
溫暖的詩句 (2007)
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra; commissioned by YWCA
Liverpool Oratorio Movement VII Crises (2007)
     arrangement for vocal, piano and organ; commissioned by The Hong Kong Oratorio Society
童話世界 (2005)

     arrangement for Chinese orchestra

豬大調協奏曲 (2002)

     arrangement for Chinese orchestra
Film Music:

回 (2003)

天空 (2002)

圍城 (2002)

 

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