Ernest Macmillan

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Three Songs of the West Coast (2,356.25 kb)
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Two Sketches based on French Canadian Airs (1,630.71 kb)
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SKU: CD-CMCCD 4993
Call Number: CD 161
Organization: Amadeus Quartet
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 1993
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

This 1993 Centrediscs release marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Ernest MacMillan, a towering figure in Canada's musical history and the Canadian Music Centre's first President.

Presented here is a collection of Sir Ernest's finest recorded works featuring world-reknowned artists such as Jon Vickers, Andrew Davis and the Amadeus Quartet.

"All these performances are sterling - and superbly recorded. The collection can be warmly recommended to those interested in quality music, off the beaten path." - In Tune (Japan)

"This Centrediscs compact disc reissues a number of the best performances ever recorded of MacMillan's most popular pieces and belongs in every self-respecting library of Canadian music." - William Littler, The Toronto Star

1. Cortège Académique

2. Blanche comme la neige

3-4. Two Sketches based on French Canadian Airs (string quartet version)

5-7. Three Songs of the West Coast

8-11. String Quartet in c minor

PERFORMERS:

Andrew Davis, organ/orgue; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Elmer Iseler, conductor/chef de choeur; Amadeus Quartet; Jon Vickers, tenor/ténor; Richard Woitach, piano.





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