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【Virtual Lecture II】Development Of Mixed Ensemble Music

【Virtual Lecture II】Development of Mixed Ensemble Music

(8:30AM EST | 2:30PM CEST | 8:30PM HKT)


(in English 英語主講)

The Western chamber music is essentially different from the music for the traditional Chinese instrumental groups. Of course, they differ in terms of language and content, but also in terms of musical ideology. After the introduction of Western music into China, both musical practices have gradually naturally grown towards one another, evolving into an important new compositional genre taking essential elements and ideas from both. New works in this genre have introduced interesting breakthroughs in form and arrangement as well as exhibited new discoveries of innovative sonic and musical expressions. This lecture will review the development of this new hybrid genre and explore how composers have expressed the unique aesthetic spirit, philosophy and imagery of their cultural traditions.


Dr. Yeung-ping Chen
School of Music, South China Normal University


Dr. Jindong Cai
Director of the US-China Music Institute, Bard Conservatory of Music


Student Composers:
Austin Leung, HKU
Samuel Mutter, Bard
OGA, Bard
Jing Wang, HKU


FREE via online registration


  • There will be a Q&A session at the end of the talk. 
  • The programme is approximately 1.5 hours. 
  • The event link will be activated 3 days prior to the commencement of the event upon successful registration. Please click on “EVENT PORTAL” on your electronic ticket to watch the online lecture. 
  • Programmes are subject to change.

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