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Composition project – Kowloon Rhapsody

Almost a month passed before I am writing a post on this event i.e. the composition project performance on 30 April. The ensemble-in-residence of the CUHK Music composition project this year (i.e. the ensemble that will perform submissions) is Jenga, a Hong Kong percussion quartet. Having written the Kowloon Rhapsody as assignment work last semester,… Continue reading Composition project – Kowloon Rhapsody

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Composition concert – done!

After all the hard work, the composition concert is finally done on Saturday evening – an oestensible mission impossible made possible! The flute sonata is (understandably) the best done, the flute concerto with flaws but still splendidly presented. Much nervousness was endured during the violin concerto but it got through successfully without break. Many thanks… Continue reading Composition concert – done!

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Rising Sun

This is the work, written for standard woodwind quintet (flute/oboe/clarinet/horn/bassoon) I submitted for the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival composition class. Since I plan to incorporate it into a larger woodwind quintet work so it is not given opus number at the meantime.

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Hong Kong Schools Music Festival (N848)

Tonight I presented the finale of my flute concerto (together with Nielsen’s concerto and C.P.E. Bach’s solo sonata in a minor) in the Music Festival. Didn’t get into the finals, but got a good result nonetheless. Must thank my accompanist Pierre Tang: I have meager experience in making a piano reduction so I made a… Continue reading Hong Kong Schools Music Festival (N848)