Anthology of Canadian music: Pierre Mercure

Pierre Mercure
Composition Date: 1990
Duration: 04:25:07

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Variable Ensemble
Programme Note:
Program notes, biography, and catalogue of Mercure's works inserted in English and in French.

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • CD 368
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • May 1, 1997
  • Type:
  • Sound recording, commercial
  • Physical Description:
  • 4 compact discs : digital ; 12 cm.
  • Additional Information:
  • Collection of works by Pierre Mercure. Includes a spoken documentary in French about the composer.

    Orchestre symphonique de Montreal, Charles Dutoit, conductor ;
    Orchestre et choeur de Radio-Canada a Toronto, Geoffrey Waddington, conductor ; Jean-Paul Jeannotte, tenor ; Jeanne Landry, piano ; Marguerite Lavergne, soprano ; Choeur et orchestre de Radio-Canada a Montreal, Jean
    Beaudet, conductor ; Orchestre de Radio-Canada a Vancouver, Simon Streatfield ; Charlotte Boisjoli, narrator ; Choir and Instrumental Ensemble, Pierre Mercure, conductor ; Orchestre Philharmonia de Toronto ; Zubin Mehta, conductor ; Severino Gazzeloni, flutes ; Quintette Pentaedre.
    1. Documentaire prepare par Lyse Richer. -- d.2. 1. Kaleidoscope (1947-49). -- 2. Pantomime (1948-49). -- 3. Ils ont detruit la ville (1950). -- 4-6. Dissidence (1955). -- 7-13. Cantate pour un joie (1955). -- 14-16. Divertissement (1958). -- 17-19. Triptyque (1959). -- d.3. 1. Incandescence (1961). -- 2. Structures metalliques II (1961). -- 3. Psaume pour abri (1963). -- d.4. 1. Tetrachromie (1963). -- 2. Manipulations (1963). -- 3. Surimpressions (1964). -- 4. Lignes et points (1964). -- 5. La forme des choses (1965). -- 6. H2O per Severino (solo version) (1965). -- 7. H2O per Severino (quintet version) (1965).

    Additional People:
    Pierre Mercure
    Jean Beaudet
    Zubin Mehta
    Charles Dutoit
    Geoffrey Waddington
    Jean-Paul Jeannotte
    Jeanne Landry
    Marguerite Lavergne
    Severino Gazzeloni
    Toronto Philharmonia
    Toronto Philharmonia
    Montreal Symphony Orchestra
    Montreal Symphony Orchestra
    CBC Toronto Orchestra and Choir
    CBC Toronto Orchestra and Choir


    Quintette Pentaèdre
    Quintette Pentaèdre

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