Introduction to Canadian music

Composition Date: 1997


Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Variable Ensemble


  • Call Number:
  • CD 404
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • November 10, 1997
  • Type:
  • Sound recording, commercial
  • Physical Description:
  • 2 compact discs : digital ; 12 cm.
    Height: 12 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Excerpts of Canadian orchestral, choral, chamber and electroacoustic music.

    Recorded between 1955 and 1994.

    Sung in English, French, or Latin.

    Program notes in English and French (71 p.) inserted.
    Marche indienne / C. Lavallée (Hannaford Street Silver Band ; S. Chenette, conductor) (3:01) -- Concert pour piano et orchestre. Fiesta / C. Champagne (Neil Chotem, piano ; Orchestre de Radio-Canada de Montréal ; R. Leduc, conductor) (3:21) -- Canada mosaic. The contented house / J. Coulthard (CBC Vancouver Orchestra ; M. Bernardi, conductor) (3:14) -- Carnival overture / O. Morawetz (Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra ; K. Koizumi, conductor) (6:13) -- Fall fair / G. Ridout (Edmonton Symphony Orchestra ; U. Mayer, conductor) (7:34) -- Atlantic suite. Harbours / P. Nimmons (Nimmons 'N' Nine plus Six) (5:36) -- Divertissement. Andante allegro / P. Mercure (Orford Quartet ; CBC Vancouver Orchestra ; S. Streatfeild, conductor) (4:32) -- Flute concerto. Quickly and lightly / R.M. Schafer (Robert Aitken, flute ; Vancouver Symphony Orchestra ; K. Akiyama, conductor) (4:58) -- Sketches from Natal. Mont-aux-Sources / M. Forsyth (CBC Vancouver Orchestra ; M. Bernardi, conductor) (5:16) -- Concerto for piano and chamber orchestra. Magnus Dominus / anon. (Tudor Singers of Montréal ; P. Wedd, conductor) (2:26) -- Hodie, Christus natus est / H. Willan (Elmer Iseler Singers ; E. Iseler, conductor) (1:58) -- Feller from Fortune / H. Somers (Festival Singers of Canada ; E. Iseler, conductor) (2:42) -- Soleils couchants / A. Prévost (Tudor Singers of Montreal ; P. Wedd, conductor) (2:34) -- Ave, verum corpus / I. Raminsh (Vancouver Chamber Choir ; J. Washburn, conductor) (5:40) -- Notre Seigneur en pauvre / E. MacMillan (Saint John String Quartet) (4:24) -- Pemoengkah / C. McPhee (New Music Concerts ensemble ; R. Aitken) (2:38) -- 15 pieces for harp. Quarks / J. Weinzweig (Judy Loman, harp) (3:31) -- Toccata / H. Freedman (Mary Morrison, voice ; R. Aitken, flute) (4:39) -- Deux études de sonorité. No. 2 / F. Morel (Valerie Tryon, piano) (4:42) -- African funeral song / arr. Nexus (Nexus) (4:38) -- Chanson du matin / C. Vivier (David Kent, percussion) (3:43) -- Six thèmes-solaires. No. 1 / D. Gougeon (Richard Raymond, piano) (7:41) -- Le jeu du telephone/D.Bouliane (3:44) -- Alma Chillin/ B.Brennan & M. Duggan (4:04) -- Dripsody/ H. LeCaine (2:00) -- Big Bang II/ M. Deschenes (5:59) -- Nadir/ C. Hatzis (7:04).

    Additional People:
    Robert Aitken
    Walter Boudreau
    Denys Bouliane
    Malcolm Forsyth
    Harry Freedman
    Jean Coulthard
    Denis Gougeon
    Jacques Hétu
    Glenn Buhr
    Peter Paul Koprowski
    Gary Kulesha
    Imant Raminsh
    Alexina Louie
    Sir Ernest MacMillan
    Claude Champagne
    Michael Conway Baker
    Pierre Mercure
    Oskar Morawetz
    François Morel
    Harry Somers
    Phil Nimmons
    Raffi Armenian
    John Weinzweig
    Claude Vivier
    R. Murray Schafer
    Calixa Lavallée
    Godfrey Ridout
    Healey Willan
    Alex Pauk
    André Prévost
    Elmer Iseler
    Neil Chotem
    Mario Bernardi
    Roland Leduc
    Kazuyoshi Akiyama
    Robert Silverman
    Mary Morrison
    Judy Loman
    David Kent
    Uri Mayer
    Patrick Wedd
    Jon Washburn
    Kazuhiro Koizumi
    Peter Hannan
    Franco Mannino
    Linda Bouchard
    Stephen Chenette
    Colin McPhee
    Christos Hatzis
    Bramwell Tovey
    Mark Duggan
    Richard Raymond
    Valerie Tryon
    Douglas Perry
    Hugh Le Caine
    Marcelle Deschênes
    Janina Fialkowska
    Festival Singers of Canada
    National Arts Centre Orchestra
    Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
    Orford String Quartet
    Elmer Iseler Singers
    Vancouver Chamber Choir

    Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
    New Music Concerts Ensemble
    Tudor Singers of Montreal
    Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra
    Esprit Orchestra
    Hannaford Street Silver Band
    Ensemble Köln
    nimmons 'n' nine plus six

    Saint John String Quartet
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