Canadian Composers Portraits: Istvan Anhalt

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Foci (1,400.82 kb)
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The Tents of Abraham (1,400.82 kb)
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Call Number: CD 914
Organization: Ensemble Instrumental de Montréal
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 2004
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

This recording is part of the Centrediscs’ Canadian Composers Portraits series which documents the emergence of a generation of pioneering professional composers who firmly established Canada’s place on the world’s musical map. Each release in this retrospective of the last fifty years is dedicated to a single composer and uniquely combines full-length documentaries on the composers’ lives and music, as well as a selection of their most important works.

"...two fascinating works by one of Canada's preeminent composers, making it a must-have for those with an interest in Canadian music history."
- Benita Wolters-Fredlund, Wholenote

CD 1

Anhalt documentary produced and prepared by Eitan Cornfield/Documentaire sur Anhalt produit et présenté par Eitan Cornfield

CD 2

1-6. The Tents of Abraham (A Mirage-Midrash) *

7-15. Foci

* This work won a 2005 Juno: Best Classical Composition.

Cette oeuvre a gagnée pour 2005 JUNO: Meilleur composition classique.

View the English transcription of the documentary.

Voir la traduction française de la transcription du documentaire.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Nous reconnaissons l’appui financier du ministère du Patrimoine canadien.

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