LAM Doming (Honorary President) 林樂培 (名譽主席) 

 

DOMING LAM, Winner of two Gold Seal Awards for the Best Serious Music. Born in Macau in 1926. Studied music in Canada and Unite States; is the pioneer to lead Hong Kong into the music circles of the world.  During 1964-1994 he worked in Hong Kong and Macau, contributed equally well in composing, conducting, teaching, producing music programmers for radio and television. Maestro Lam’s music has been performed over 40 cities around the world.

 

The 2001 New Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians has a detailed biography on Maestro Lam.

 

The music library in the University of Hong Kong, kept a collection of his music.

 

林樂培,香港大學前任駐校作曲家及兩屆最佳正統音樂CASH金帆獎得主。1926 年生於澳門。把香港引進國際樂壇的開路先鋒。在加拿大及美國研習音樂。1964-94年間活躍於香港和澳門音樂界,在作曲、教學、指揮、製作電台及電視音樂節目上都有成就。作品在國際40多個城市發表過,對後起之秀能產生啟發作用。2001年之高庫音樂全書New Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians有他的詳為盡介紹。香港大學音樂圖書館收藏他的全部作品。

Orchestral (Western)


Twilight (1997)
     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

Essay (1958)
     for string orchestra

Orchestral (Chinese)


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'

Chamber


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'
     for vn

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'
     for tape


Piano Solo


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'

Vocal


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

Choral


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'


Discography


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 

Publication (partial)


"The War Bridge." In Hong Kong Vocal Music Collection, vol.II, edited by D. Law, 23-74. Hong Kong: Chinese Christian Literature Council, 1999.

"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.

管弦樂 

 

曙光 (1997)
     a sketch for pipa & orchestra
天保讚交響序曲 (1988) 13'
對比 (1981) 13'
     for dizi, pipa, yangqin, erhu & orchestra
昆蟲世界(二)(1981) 18'
太平山下 (rev 1979) 8'30"
天籟 (1978) 13'
形像 (rev 1977) 25'
謝灶君 (1976) 18'
古曲新譯 (rev 1971) 23'
     for pf & orchestra
弦樂隨筆 (1958)
     for string orchestra

 

管弦樂 (中樂)


夢審竇娥 (1989) 45'
     cantata for soprano, baritone & Chinese orchestra in the style of Yuan opera
功夫 (1987) 18'
     dialogue for pipa & Chinese orchestra
問蒼天 (1981)
昆蟲世界 (1979) 18'
秋決 (1978) 18'

 

室樂


風雲變 (1990) 14'
     for vn, bass cl (doubling alto saxophone), pf & perc
突破(二)(1976) 15'
     for fl & vc
渭城曲 (1966) 8'30"
     for fl & pf
古舞曲三首 (1963) 8'
     for vn & pf
民歌雅集 (1963) 12'
板橋道情 (1962) 7'
     for vn
東方之珠 (1961) 18'
     for vn & pf
遣興樂三首 (1958) 16'
     for 2 fl & pf
輪迴 (1958) 5'
     for 2 vn
鋼琴研究之一 (1954) 6'
     for tape

 

鋼琴獨奏


古曲新譯 (rev 1971) 18'
Seven Popular Chinese Folk Songs (1962)
     for young pianists
舅舅組曲 (1960) 5'
     for young pianists
小序及諧謔曲 (1959) 7'

 

聲樂


禮樂集 (1994)
     includes 24 hymns, mass, magnificat, Te Deum & requiem; for chorus & organ
感恩經 (1994) 17'
     a set of Proper (type II) in Cantonese for High Mass; for voice & organ
兩相歡 (1980) 29'
     for soprano & instrumental ensemble
李白驪歌兩首 (1964) 7'
     for fl & high voice
李白夜詩三首 (1957) 7'
     for voice & orchestra
初耕集 (1953-57) 6'
     3 songs for voice & pf

 

合唱


塵埃不見咸陽橋 (1983) 25'
     cantata for tenor, baritone, mixed chorus & 2 pf
A Silent Prayer (1981) 13'
     for children's choir & Chinese orchestra
伸出仁愛的手 (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

 

現代舞音樂


Triptych (1982) 33'
洪荒什記 (1981) 60'

 

唱片目錄


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

 

出版刊物(部份)


《塵埃不見咸陽橋》 "The War Bridge." In Hong Kong Vocal Music Collection, vol.II, edited by D. Law, 23-74. Hong Kong: Chinese Christian Literature Council, 1999.

《李白夜詩三首》 "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.

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