Canadian Composers Portraits: Jean Coulthard

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Concerto For Piano And Orchestra (2,356.25 kb)
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Sketches from the Western Woods (1,630.71 kb)
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Call Number: CD 706
Organization: CBC Vancouver Orchestra
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 2012
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.

CD 1

Coulthard documentary produced and presented by Eitan Cornfield

Documentaire sur Coulthard produit et présenté par Eitan Cornfield

CD 2

1-3. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

4-6. Sketches from the Western Woods

7-19. Twelve Essays on a Cantabile Theme

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.


Robert Silverman (piano); CBC Vancouver Orchestra; Dwight Bennet (conductor / chef d'orchestre)
John Ogden (piano)
Purcell String Quartet: Norman Nelson & Joseph Peleg (violins / violons); Philippe Etter (viola / alto); Ian Hampton (cello / violoncelle)
University of Alberta String Quartet: Thomas Rolston & Lawrence Fisher (violins / violons); Michael Bowie (viola / alto); Claude Kenneson (cello / violoncelle)

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