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廖年賦 LIAO Nian-Fu 指揮家、音樂教育家、作曲家、音樂作家 返回

廖年賦(1932生),指揮家、音樂教育家、作曲家。出生於臺北州海山郡土城庄柑林埤(今新北市土城區)。1952年畢業於臺灣省立臺北師範學校(今國立臺北教育大學)音樂師範科。1963年參與編纂國小音樂課本,並以歌謠集《少年兒童歌謠》榮獲教育部優良兒童讀物第一獎。1966年隨蕭滋習指揮,1976年至維也納,從歐斯特萊赫(Karl Österreicher)學習指揮,1991年取得紐約市立大學布魯克林學院音樂碩士學位。1968年,創辦世紀學生管絃樂團,於1975年演出普契尼之《托斯卡》,創下臺灣第一次以管弦樂伴奏大型歌劇之例,將畢生精力投入於「世紀」的經營與成長。2009年,榮獲國家文藝獎,是首位榮獲此獎的指揮家。代表作品有管弦樂曲《中國組曲》(1965)、為弦樂及國樂器合奏曲《法雨鼓韻》(1979)、木管四重奏《恆春素描》(1983)。

LIAO, Nian-Fu (born 1932) is a conductor, music educator, composer and writer. He was born in New Taipei City, Taiwan. He graduated from Panchiao Junior High School and the National Taipei Teachers College of Arts (present day the National Taipei University of Education). He went to the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna(Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien) and took conducting classes from Karl Österreicher. In 1991, Liao received a Master's degree in music from Brooklyn College at the City University of New York. In 1968, he established the Taipei Century Symphony Orchestra and performed the Taiwanese premiere of Puccini’s opera, Tosca in 1975. This was the first time that a Taiwanese symphony accompanied a full-scale production of an opera in Taiwan. In 2009, Liao was the first conductor to be awarded the National Cultural and Arts Award. Liao’s main compositions include the Chinese Suite for orchestra (1965), the Fa Yu Ku Yun for string orchestra and percussion(1979) and Hengchun Sketches for woodwind quartet(1983).