Video Series 錄像系列
I. COMPOSING MUSIC IN HONG KONG 仨人仨聲
Leung Chi-hin, Tang Lok-yin and Austin Yip 梁智軒、鄧樂妍、葉浩堃
I. MODERN 現代
What is Contemporary Music?
II. BEGINNING 開始
The guest composers introduce the features of their works and how they encountered contemporary music.
III. LIVING 生活
What challenges are the Hong Kong composers facing? How are the expectations of local audience?
The Colours of Peace by Leung Chi-hin
Music of the Land by Leung Chi-hin
Sparking Snow by Leung Chi-hin
Movements: Hommage to Joseph Haydn by Tang Lok-yin
Mr. Vampire Act II by Tang Lok-yin
Mr. Vampire Act 10 by Tang Lok-yin
A Tomb Odyssey by Austin Yip
The Discourse Upon Warlords by Austin Yip
The tale of Turned 2 by Austin Yip
A hobbyhub entertainment production
Special thanks to Hong Kong New Music Ensemble and Zoo Record
II. CONTEMPORARY MUSIC & COMPOSERS 現代音樂與作曲家
Chan Wing-wah, David Gwilt and Richard Tsang 陳永華、紀大衛、曾葉發
I. PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE 過去、現在與未來
The composers talked about the past, present and future environment of composing in Hong Kong.
II. A TOUGH WAY 荊棘滿途
Living in a fast pace city, general public do not have the time and patience to appreciate and discover new art works. How do composers attract their audience? Hong Kong is a society that depends mostly on economic growth. Do our citizens need arts?
III. HONG KONG STYLE 香港風味
Hong Kong composers’ works are like fusion food, a mixture of eastern and western elements which could give terrific taste.
Divertimento by Chan Wing-wah
Symphony No. 1 by Chan Wing-wah
Symphony No.3 by Chan Wing-wah
Symphony No.6 by Chan Wing-wah
Allegro from Sonatina for Horn and Piano by David Gwilt
Andante from Sonatina for Horn and Piano by David Gwilt
Vivace from Sonatina for Horn and Piano by David Gwilt
Dragon Signs by Richard Tsang
The Emperor & the Nightingale by Richard Tsang
Lotus Fantasy by Richard Tsang
Overture for Orchestra by Richard Tsang
Concept & Organisation: Hong Kong Composers’ Guild
Production: C. Production House
Special Thanks: The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong Oratorio Society
III. CHINESE MUSIC IN HONG KONG 香港的中國音樂
Doming Lam, Law Wing-fai, Chan Ming-chi 林樂培、羅永暉 、陳明志
I. LEARN FROM THE EAST OR THE WEST?
Looked back to their country and origin from afar, the guest composers were prompted to search for their own cultural characters and identity.
II. THE DIRECTION OF CHINESE MUSIC MAKING
Symphonized Chinese Music?
Using other instrumental combinations?
Music reflects different senses of aesthetic appreciation from different regions, every combination has its unique character.
III. NEW CHINESE MUSIC 新・中樂
The guest composers talked about their composing inspiration including the relationship between music notes in Chinese pieces, lingering sound, ethos and touches and improvisation, etc.
林樂培《昆蟲世界 – 蜻蜓點水》
林樂培《昆蟲世界 – 穿花蝴蝶》