Composer Allan Gordon Bell grew up and still lives in Alberta, Canada. It's a part of Canada where the Canadian prairie rises up to meet the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Bell writes deeply personal music about this part of Canada that he knows so well.A celebration of the music of Canadian composer Malcolm Forsyth.Judith Forst (mezzo-soprano) and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra perform works by Malcolm Forsyth, Harry Freedman, Jean Coulthard and Phil Nimmons.Flutist Robert Aitken and harpist Judy Loman perform works by R. Murray Schafer.Marjan Mozetich's ProcessionMezzo-soprano Jean StilWell performs works by Luciano Berio, R. Murray Schafer, and Igor Stravinsky.Canadian composer Hervé Galli features six of his major piano works.
The Devil’s Staircase
Composers and ChaosAll the music on this disk was composed using algorithmic techniques based on theories of chaos. The wide range of approaches within this narrow theme demonstrates the depth on a unique merging of art and science.This is a collection of works by various composers, based on Chaos theory.The Glatzer-Keahy Duo is probably best known as two-thirds of the Manitoba Trio, which has performed for many years throughout North America and Europe.
Music For Solo GuitarEvocative tranquil solo guitar music with a blend of Classical, Spanish and late twentieth century North American Folk influences performed on Classical and Spanish guitars.Joseph Petric began exploring electroacoustic media in the early 1980s. Gems is a compendium of some of his most performed commissions in the 1980s. The electroacoustic works included in this disc by composers Hatch and Hatzis represent a breakthrough in the marriage of computer technology and the practical exigencies of concert production.This is a protest CD. The artists and supporters who have come together here are opposing a process dubbed "Lands for Life" — a feel-good name created by the Ontario Conservative government.
Wine of Peace
An 85th Birthday RetrospectiveOne of the most important releases of Canadian Classical Repertoire of 1998, John Weinzweig's Wine Of Peace is a celebration of almost half a century of compositions by the Dean of Canadian Composers.
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