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The Moon in the Labyrinth (2,356.25 kb)
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The Crown of Ariadne (1,631.29 kb)
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SKU: CD-CMCCD 41/4292
Call Number: CD 141
Organization: Orford String Quartet
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 1992
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

A leading advocate of contemporary music for harp, Judy Loman is joined in this recording by the Orford String Quartet, recognized as one of the finest chamber ensembles Canada ever produced. This program of four works, three for harp and string quartet and one for solo harp, blends mythology with evocative musical imagery and intense lyricism as represented by three of Canada's most active composers.

"I certainly recommend this production: the pieces are all interesting, the performances and production values are uniformly excellent, and the bilingual liner notes are generous." - Kevin Bazzana, Fanfare

"The performances are excellent. Loman is a brave wizard who extends the boundaries of harp playing... Finally, the superb engineering places the recording in the audiophile class." - Richard Perry, CD Review

Video:

Judy Loman plays music from R. Murray Schafer’s The Crown of Ariadne

CD 1

R. MURRAY SCHAFER

1-5. The Crown of Ariadne

6. Theseus *

CD 2

PIERICK HOUDY

1-4. Quintette pour harpe et quatuor a cordes

RAYMOND LUEDEKE

5-8. The Moon in the Labyrinth

* This work was nominated for a 1993 JUNO: Best Classical Composition.
Cette oeuvre a été nominée pour un JUNO 1993: Meilleur composition classique.

PERFORMERS:

Judy Loman, harp/harpe
Orford String Quartet: Andrew Dawes; Kenneth Perkins; Sophie Renshaw; Desmond Hoebig.





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