Dennis Kam


Dennis Kam: Chamber Music

Dennis Kam, Chamber Music, CD cover front Dennis Kam, Chamber Music, CD cover back

Dimitri Ashkenazy, Ross Harbaugh, Amy Tarantino

Released: May 2015

Track List:

  • Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (2004) – 13:11
  • Ontologies (Pre-Socratic Etudes) for piano (1979): Heraclitus – 2:46
  • Ontologies (Pre-Socratic Etudes) for piano (1979): Democritus – 4:37
  • Ontologies (Pre-Socratic Etudes) for piano (1979): Parmenides – 1:08
  • Lokahi for clarinet, cello and piano (2003) – 8:50
  • Mix five (a) for clarinet (2006) – 6:21
  • Sonata for Cello and Piano (1985): first movement – 6:26
  • Sonata for Cello and Piano (1985): second movement – 5:08
  • Sonata for Cello and Piano (1985): third movement – 4:25

Catalogue No.: pmr 0063
EAN Code: 9120040730635

Purchase Options:
kairos, Paladino Music, Amazon

Several Times

Front Cover for the CD "Several Times"

SEVERAL TIMES is an impressive collection spanning over four decades of the composer’s career. Though artistic development is present throughout the larger timeline of the album, each composition demonstrates innovative approaches to time and repetition. These innovations reflect a desire to not only learn and understand time, but master it.

Track List:

  • String Quartet No. 2: I. — 04:48
  • String Quartet No. 2: II. — 05:33
  • String Quartet No. 2: III. — 04:01
  • Piano Sonata No. 2 "D-Bop" – 10:15
  • String Quartet No. 1 – 09:58
  • Piano Sonata No. 1 – 12:25

Purchase options:
Navona RecordsAmazon, iTunes, Presto Music Classical

Cleveland Chamber Orchestra - New Contemporary American Music

Cleveland Chamber Symphony - New Contemporary American

Edwin London, Conductor

Cleveland Chamber Symphony Orchestra

Dennis Kam, Roger Reynolds

Purchase options:
Amazon (listed as unavailable)

Title of the composition by Dennis Kam:
Miami Mix (II) (2003)

Dennis Kam: All About Time

Dennis Kam, All About Time, CD cover front

Bergonzi String Quartet, Glenn Basham, Scott Flavin, Pamela McConnell, Ross Harbaugh, Margaret Donaghue Flavin, Alan Ngim Amy Tarantino

Released: January 2000

Track List:

  • "Preludes" for piano
  • "String Quartet No. 3"
  • "Fantasy Sonata" for clarinet and piano
  • "The Epistemology of Delicate Time in Blue Three"

Related text:
A Study and Performance Guide to Dennis Kam's Sonata Ibis for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano and a Performance Comparison to Four Earlier Versions of the Work

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Ibis Camerata - Glisten

Glisten CD cover front

This CD features Dennis Kam's Piano Trio from 1985.

Marie-Elaine Gagnon, Christopher Graham, Biljana Milovanovic, Domagoj Ivanovic

Release date: January 2000

Purchase options
Presto Classical, iTunes, Chandos

Night Thoughts

Nicht Thoughts, CD cover front

Dimitri Ashkenazy

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, Peter Benary, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Miklós Rózsa, Marco Tutino, Dennis Kam, Paul Harvey

Release date: January 2015

Purchase options:
Kairos, DisCogs, Amazon, iTunes

Related Texts:
Review by Stephen Barber

Dennis Kam