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Conversations with My Soul

Conversations with My Soul
Thomas Buckner baritone
This album documents the long-term collaboration between baritone Thomas Buckner and composer Bun-Ching Lam. From 1995 to 2016, Lam has composed some nine works for Buckner, with different accompanying instruments ranging from piano and harp to string quartet. The texts for the compositions are multilingual, including English, French, and German, by various poets from Shelley, Rimbaud, and Heine to the Lebanese poet Etel Adnan.
Release Date: February 5, 2021
Catalog #: NV6336
Format: Physical & Digital
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In 27 Pieces; the Hilary Hahn Encores

Solitude d'Automne
In 27 Pieces; the Hilary Hahn Encores Deutsche Grammophon
Grammy Award winning recording of Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe performing twenty-seven compositions commissioned for the Encore project; including Lam's "Solitude d'Automne".

…Like Water

…Like Water
Tzadik CD 7201
Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio
of the Bay Area performing Lam's work for violin and viola, piano and percussion.
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Heidelberg Concerts

Heidelberg Concerts
Double CD
Mutable 17543-2
Live recordings in Heidelberg of Bun-Ching Lam's vocal and chamber music featuring
Min Xiao-Fen, pipa; Susanne Serfling, soprano;
Willi Fischer, saxophone; Cfaba Asboth, trombone; Naoko Kikuchi, koto; Bernd Mallasch, percussion; Thomas Buckner, baritone; Isabelle Courret, harp; Angelika Bender, flute; Wolfgang Wendel, dizi/xiao; Mariette Leners, viola; Zhang Zhenfang, erhu; Xu Fengxia, Zheng; Jeanne Marie Conquer, violin; Dimitri Vassilakis, piano; Gilles Durot, percussion; Bun-Ching Lam, conductor.
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Four Beckett Songs
Kaldewey Press, BCL-00,
a 45 rpm
Lam's setting of Beckett's poems performed by Thomasa Eckert, soprano, Ella Grey, violin, Dileep Gangolli, clarinets, Matthew Kocmieroski, percussion, with Bun-Ching Lam conducting.

The Child God

The Child God
Tzadik CD 7031
Featured tenor Chen Shi-Zheng in the Shadow opera "The Child God" with an mixed ensemble of Chinese and Western instruments. Also includes art songs on Chinese classical poems by Su Shih and Li Ching-Ch'ao.
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Nimbus Records, NI 5477

Solo pipa piece
performed by Wu Man.
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Avant CD 021

Performed by Min Xiao-Fen.

E.O. 9066
Tellus CD 26, Harvestworks,
New York

Excerpt of vocal and tape music.

The Sound in the Holy City
The Sound in the Holy City

The Macao Polytechnic Institute
Recording of piano music by Macao composers

Three Tiny Bits, Album for the Young (1. Spring Roll 2. Butterfly) and Excerpt from Six Phenomena (Dream), performed by pianist I-Ian Long


Three Songs of Shide
The Universal Flute

The Universal Flute

for Shakuhachi & Kugo harp
performed by Ralph Samuelson and Tomoko Sugawara.

Three Songs of Shide

Ad Excellentiam--50th Anniversary Celebration CUHK Music Department
HUGO Production HK 2532-2

A recording of works by composers of the Chinese University of Hong Kong commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Music Department; including Lam's setting of Shide's poems specially commissioned for this occasion; performed by The Chung Chi Choir, conducted by Carmen Koon.

Bittersweet Music I
Koch International Classics,
Solo piccolo piece performed by Susan Glaser.

Bittersweet Music II
Aucourant Records
Performed by Janos Négyesy
Solo Violin Recital
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Bittersweet Music III
Periplum P0070
Solo piece for bass flute performed by Paul Taub.

Sound Aspects sas cd 053
Solo percussion piece performed by Swiss percussionist Fritz Hauser.

Mountain Clear Water Remote
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Compact Disc of chamber music by Bun-Ching Lam performed by the New Performance Group with the composer at the piano.

Mountain Clear Water Remote