Dennis Kam

Gagaku Impressions

1971   |   c. 9 min

For band

Gagaku Impressions for wind ensemble (1971)

Gagaku Impressions is one of a series of pieces composed for the Hawaii Music Project to introduce band students to principles of music in non-western cultures. This work in particular, is an attempt to capture the spirit and essence of Japanes Gagaku, the oldest surviving music dating back to a early as 703 A.D. ...

Dennis Kam


picc, fl, 3 cl, alt. cl, bass cl, 2 bns, 2 alt sax, tenor sax, bari sax – 3 trts, 4 hns, euph, 3 tbns, tb – 3 perc

Dennis Kam