||Born in Macau
||Studied at the University
of Toronto and the Royal Conservatory of Music, graduated with
||Studied film music and
production at University of Southern California with the eminent,
3-time Oscar winning composer, Mikros Rozsa
||Returned to Hong Kong
upon graduation; Hong Kong Philharmonic Society sponsored a Concert
featuring Lam's music
||Worked as TV producer/director
with Rediffusion TV, producing culture and variety programs
||ACL Inaugural Meeting
committee member; elected ACL-Hong Kong Section Chairman (1973-1983);
Secretary General of ACL (1980-1990)
||Awarded the first prize
of orchestral composition, Urban Council Award
||Assisted Mrs. Katherine
Duncan to found CASH and served in Board of Director for the longest
||Honorary Advisor of HKCO;
also served as regular guest conductor
||Studied new music in the
International Darmstadt New Music Course, Germany
||Produced 50 episodes of
Music Makers TV programs for RTHK
||Reorganized ACL-Hong Kong
Section by founding HKCG; elected as Honorary President
||Appointed music director
by the Cultural Institute of Macau; reformed the chamber group
of 15 amateurs to a sinfonietta of 50 members, holding monthly
and lecturer in music at HKU, teaching the courses '20th-century
Composition Techniques' and 'Music and Society'
||Medal for the Distinction
in Cultural Contribution presented by the governor of Macau
||Initiated a historical
event - the 12th ACL Conference/Festival with ISCM; as the Chairman
of the International Jury with Toru Takemitsu, Brian Ferneyhough & Chou
Wen-chung, selected 700 works sent from all over the world
||Awarded the first 'Composer
of the Year' by the Hong Kong Artists' Guild
||Best Teacher Award, Student
||Autumn Execution received
the 20th Century Masterpiece Award presented in Beijing
||Retired to Toronta, Canada
||Three Night Songs of Li-Po
was selected and performed in the president's house in Taiwan and
received a souvenir
||One of Five Asian Composition
Masters, named by the music circle in Tokyo in the 1999 Culture
a sketch for pipa & orchestra
Heaven's Blessing: A Symphonic Prelude (1988) 13'
Contrast (1981) 13'
for dizi, pipa, yangqin, erhu & orchestra
Insect World II (1981) 18'
Tai-Ping Shan Panorama (rev 1979) 8'30"
Aerial Ode (1978) 13'
Image (rev 1977) 25'
Thanksgiving to Joe-Kwan, the Kitchen God (1976) 18'
Gu-Chu (rev 1971) 23'
for pf & orchestra
for string orchestra
The Trial of Doue in a Dream (1989) 45'
cantata for soprano, baritone & Chinese orchestra in the style of Yuan opera
Kung Fu (1987) 18'
dialogue for pipa & Chinese orchestra
Silent Prayer (1981)
Insect World (1979) 18'
Autumn Execution (1978) 18'
Changing Wind (1990) 14'
for vn, bass cl (doubling alto saxophone), pf & perc
Breakthrough II (1976) 15'
for fl & vc
Three Settings of Wai City's Ballad (1966) 8'30"
for fl & pf
Three Chinese Dances (1963) 8'
for vn & pf
Chinese Folk Song Suite (1963) 12'
Old Fisherman (1962) 7'
Sonata: Oriental Pearl (1961) 18'
for vn & pf
Divertimento No.1 (1958) 16'
for 2 fl & pf
Duet (1958) 5'
for 2 vn
Piano Study No.1 (1954) 6'
Gu-Chu (rev 1971) 18'
Seven Popular Chinese Folk Songs (1962)
for young pianists
Uncle's Suite (1960) 5'
for young pianists
Prelude and Scherzo (1959) 7'
Liturgical Music (1994)
includes 24 hymns, mass, magnificat, Te Deum & requiem; for chorus & organ
Eucharistic Prayer (1994) 17'
a set of Proper (type II) in Cantonese for High Mass; for voice & organ
Like is their Delight (1980) 29'
for soprano & instrumental ensemble
Two Farewell Songs from the Poems of Li-Po (1964) 7'
for fl & high voice
Three Night Songs of Li-Po (1957) 7'
for voice & orchestra
Reap and Gather (1953-57) 6'
3 songs for voice & pf
The War Bridge (1983) 25'
cantata for tenor, baritone, mixed chorus & 2 pf
A Silent Prayer (1981) 13'
for children's choir & Chinese orchestra
Open Your Arms (1979)
for children's choir & pf/orchestra
Missa Laudis (1962) 15'
for SATB & organ
Gloria Patri (1961)
for SATB & organ
Ah! Sun Flower (1958) 5'
for SATB a cappella
Panis Angelicus (1956)
for mixed choir, soloist & organ/orchestra
Music for Modern Dance
Triptych (1982) 33'
Legend (1981) 60'
Like is Their Delight, Philips 7337157
Sonata: Oriental Pearl, Philips 6598979
Moonlight Over Spring Water, Capital Artists CD3003S
Three Night Songs of Li-Po, Jade-Empire Records
Two Farewell Songs from the Poems of Li-Po, Jade-Empire Records
Scherzo, China Records BL57
Thanksgiving to Joe-Kwan, the Kitchen God, Hong Kong Records
Moonlight Over Spring Water for piano, Largo Records Co. LGC8801 / Man Hoi Records VA-2001
The Collection of Liturgical Music by Doming Lam, Hong Kong Catholic Centre 336-3-5005
Changing Wind, Hugo
Breakthrough, Hugo HRP 798-2
Violin Sonata, Hugo HRP 7127-2
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"Three Night Songs of Li-Po." In Hong Kong Vocal Music Collection, vol.VI, edited by D. Law, 43-50. Hong Kong: Chinese Christian Literature Council, 1999.
"Two Farewell Songs." In Hong Kong Vocal Music Collection, vol.VIII, edited by D. Law, 64-68. Hong Kong: Chinese Christian Literature Council, 1999.
"Ah! Sunflower." In Hong Kong Vocal Music Collection, vol.VIII, edited by D. Law, 69-73. Hong Kong: Chinese Christian Literature Council, 1999.