C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Chan, Kai-young 




Kai-Young Chan is a composer based in Hong Kong, currently serving on the composition faculty at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is particularly drawn to the sound and musicality of Chinese literature channeled through the tonal Cantonese language, and has incorporated such materials in music of diverse styles, media, and musical languages. His music is performed across the continents by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, PRISM Quartet, Daedalus Quartet, Mivos Quartet, and International Ensemble Modern Academy, among other prominent performers. His selected works are released on Ablaze Records, PARMA Recordings, and Innova Recordings, with scores published by Edition Peters (London) and Central Conservatory of Music Press (Beijing).
Kai-Young is part of the first artist delegation of the American Composers Forum to the Havana Festival for Contemporary Music in Cuba, a historic tour documented by the National Public Radio. His music is also presented on such international stages as ISCM World Music Days, International Rostrum of Composers, June in Buffalo, International Forum of New Music Manuel Enriquez, Valencia International Performance Academy and Festival, soundSCAPE, Internationalen Ferienkurse Darmstadt, among others. He received his Ph.D. in Music Composition with the Benjamin Franklin Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.





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