Overview

Huang Futang, or Fu Tong Wong (Chinese: 黃輔棠; born 1948) is a Chinese-American composer

Biography

Huang Futang, or Fu Tong Wong (Chinese: 黃輔棠; born 1948) is a Chinese-American musician/composer currently residing in Taiwan. Wong was born in Panyu, Guangdong, received musical training at Guangzhou College of Music.

Major Compositions

  • "Xi Shi - the Opera", is the first opera using the Chinese language presenting the historical story and tragedy of one of the four Chinese Beauties
  • "Symphony: The Hero with Great Eagle", based on Jin Yong's beloved novel The Return of the Condor Heroes. Wong utilizes western music to deliver the story and fate of the famous wuxia heroic couple. It took Wong 28 years to perfect the piece and contains eight movements. At the world premier concert at Hong Kong in 1996, Jin Yong himself wrote the heading as a gift and recognition for Wong's work
  • "Shiau-Feng Symphonic Poem", based on yet another Jin Yong's novel character - Qiao Feng. Besides being one of Wong's favorite wuxia figure, the symphony was also written in remembrance of Maestro Henry Mazer's contribution for Taiwan and the Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra
  • "Chinese National Music: Xiaoao Jianghu", also based on Jin Yong's novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer. The entire piece was arranged in traditional Chinese musical instruments such as erhu, pipa, sheng, yangqin, etc.
Huang Futang
Information
Info: Chinese-American composer
Index: 7.4
Type: Person Male
Period: 1948.. - ..
Age: 74 years
Area :China
Occupation :Composer
Periods :Modernist Music

Artist

Update Time:2021-09-19 12:20 / 1 year, 2 months ago.