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Sounds New Podcast


Welcome to Sounds New, the official podcast of the Canadian Music Centre!

New episodes come out twice a month featuring the world of Canadian composition. You’ll be hearing:

  • Special thematic programs on Canadian music
  • Interviews with our composers
  • Profiles of independent recording labels
  • What’s new in CD releases
  • Available in both French and English

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This Week


Composer's Chair, Episode 24: Allan Bevan

August 08, 2012

Composer Allan Bevan sits in THE COMPOSER'S CHAIR and shares a lifetime of experiences in a wide-ranging interview with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

This interview includes the work:
1: parlez-moi, Tracks 8, To Morning

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Playlist:

parlez-moi
parlez-moi
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Composer's Chair, Episode 23: Ken Nichols

May 16, 2012

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Composer Ken Nichols sits in THE COMPOSER'S CHAIR and shares a lifetime of experiences in a wide-ranging interview with CMC archivist John S. Gray.


Composer's Chair, Episode 22: Norma Beecroft

Feb 27, 2012

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Composer Norma Beecroft sits in THE COMPOSER'S CHAIR and shares her lifetime of experiences in a wide-ranging interview with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

This interview includes the works:
1: Ovation Volume 3, CD3, Tracks 1-3 Tre pezzi brevi

2: Canadian Composer Portraits: Norma Beecroft, CD 2 Track 2 From Dreams of brass

3: Ovation Volume 3, CD3, Track 6 Piece for Bob

4: Canadian Composer Portraits: Norma Beecroft, CD 2 Track 4 Jeu II

5: Canadian Composer Portraits: Norma Beecroft, CD 2 Track 6 Amplified string quartet with tape

Playlist:

Ovation v.3
Ovation, Volume 3
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Norma Beecroft
Canadian Composers Portraits: Norma Beecroft
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Composer's Chair, Episode 21: Marjan Mozetich

January 4, 2012

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Composer Marjan Mozetich sits in THE COMPOSER’S CHAIR and shares a lifetime of experiences with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

Interview includes:
1: Lament in the Trampled Garden - Lament in the Trampled Garden - Track 4

2: Procession - El Dorado - Track 1

3: Affairs of the Heart - Weeping Clouds -
Track 3

Playlist:

Lament
Lament in the Trampled Garden
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Procession
Procession
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Composer's Chair, Episode 20: Ruth Watson Henderson

November 15, 2011

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Composer Ruth Watson Henderson sits in THE COMPOSER’S CHAIR and shares a lifetime of experiences with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

Interview includes:
1: Dandelion Parachutes - Christ is here - Track 25

2: Along the Road to Bethlehem - The last straw - Tracks 19 to 22

3: Sing all ye joyful - In memoriam Elmer Iseler - Track 9

Playlist:

Along
Along the Road to Bethlehem
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Sing
Sing all ye joyful
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Dandelion
Dandelion Parachutes
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Composer's Chair, Episode 19: John Burge

October 12, 2011

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John S. Gray, archivist for the Canadian Music Centre interviews Dr. John Burge, a passionate advocate for Canadian music, he was a member of the Executive of the Canadian League of Composers from 1993-2007, serving as President from 1998-2006 and he currently sits on the board of the SOCAN Foundation.

Playlist:

Dance
The Dance of the Blessed Spirits
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Trio
Trio Chanteclair
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Flanders
Flanders Fields reflections
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Bookends
Bookends In Time
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Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal
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Composer's Chair, Episode 18: Norman Sherman

August 16, 2011

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Veteran composer Norman Sherman shares a lifetime of experiences with CMC Archivist John S. Gray, in an interview recorded in late 2010.

Playlist:

Trio
Trio Chanteclair
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Folia
Folia
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Masque
The Central Band of the Canadian Forces - Masque
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Composer's Chair, Episode 17: James Harley

July 26, 2011

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Prof. James Harley, in conversation with John S. Gray, recalls his career in Europe and in Canada, with examples of his music.

Playlist:

Neue Bilder
Neue Bilder
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Road to Chaos
Road to Chaos
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Presence
Presence
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Édifices Naturals
Édifices Naturals
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Composer's Chair, Episode 16: Alexander Brott

June 20, 2011

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Boris Brott, son of composer Alexander Brott, sits in THE COMPOSER’S CHAIR and shares his experiences and memories of his father with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

Playlist:

Alexander Brott
Alexander Brott
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A Little Romance
A Little Romance
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Great Artists from Canada
Great Artists From Canada
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Composer's Chair, Episode 15: Allan Gilliland

March 14, 2011

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Composer Allan Gilliland sits in THE COMPOSER’S CHAIR and shares a lifetime of experiences with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

Playlist:

Collaboration
Collaboration
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North Winds
North Winds
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Composer's Chair, Episode 14: Stewart Grant

January 7, 2011

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Noted composer, oboist and conductor Stewart Grant (b.1948) sits in THE COMPOSER’S CHAIR and shares a lifetime of experiences with CMC archivist John S. Gray.

Playlist:

Duo Jaï
Duo Jaï
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QUINTETTE À VENT ESTRIA
QUINTETTE À VENT ESTRIA
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Night Chill
Night Chill
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Electroaccoustic

November 7, 2010

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Noted Electroaccoustic DJ Craig Palmer gives listeners an overview of electroaccountic creations with selections by John Oliver, Larry Lake and Christien Ledroit.

Playlist:

Ice Blue Avalanche
Ice Blue Avalanche
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Elektrologos
Elektrologos
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Night Chill
Night Chill
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Composer's Chair, Episode 13: Wolfgang Bottenberg

October 7, 2010

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Interview with the noted composer Wolfgang Bottenberg about his life and career in music. Interviewed by John S. Gray at the composer's studio in Beaconsfield.

Playlist:

Chamber Music
Chamber Music with Guitar
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Breif confessions
Brief Confessions
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WB

Canadian Music in the early 20th Century

September 1, 2010

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We survey music from the 2nd decade of the 20th Century, with music by Rodolphe Mathieu, Sir Ernest MacMillan, and Colin McPhee.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Rodolphe Mathieu
Rodolphe Mathieu
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Ernest MacMillan
Ernest MacMillan
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Creating A Landscape
Creating a Landscape
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Happy Birthday Jack!

August 19, 2010

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We celebrate the 75th birthday of composer Jack Behrens, presenting a selection of his works.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Water Music
Water Music
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Variants
Variants
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The Composer's Chair 12: Istvan Anhalt

August 3, 2010

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John Gray interviews Canadian composer Istvan Anhalt about his career in music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Irridescence
Irridescence
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Canadian Composers Portraits: Ivan Anhalt
Istvan Anhalt
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Ovation, Volume 4
Ovation Volume 4
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Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival

July 21, 2010

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We feature some of the artists and composers appearing in this summer's festival in Ottawa.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

El Dorado
El Dorado
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Winds of Thera
Winds of Thera
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This Will Not Be Televised
This Will Not Be Televised
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Music for a Thousand Autumns
Music for a Thousand Autumns
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Sound Symposium 2010

July 5, 2010

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We feature some of the artists appearing in this summer's festival of experimental music in St. John's, Newfoundland.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

New Music for Piano: The Things in Between
New Music for Piano: The Things in Between
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Tarana
Tarana
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Dark Boat
Dark Boat
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Taalworks
Taalworks
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The Composer's Chair, Episode 11: Paul McIntyre

May 31, 2010

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John Gray interviews Canadian composer Paul McIntyre about his career in music

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.


Henry Kucharzyk in Calgary

May 19, 2010

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Mississauga composer Henry Kucharzyk.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

A Bridge Beyond
A Bridge Beyond
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Collisions
Collisions
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The Composer’s Chair: Michael Colgrass

May 19, 2010

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John Gray interviews Canadian composer Michael Colgrass about his career in music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Rivka Golani
Rivka Golani
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Urban Requiem
Urban Requiem
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Friends of Canadian Music: Veronique Lacroix

May 04, 2010

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The 2009 winner of the Friends of Canadian Music Award, Music Director and conductor Véronique Lacroix, has been an ardent champion of music by Canadian composers.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Nouvelle musique montrealaise
Nouvelle musique montrealaise
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Jeu des portraits
Jeu des portraits
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Nouveaux Territoires 3
Nouveaux Territoires 3
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Christos Hatzis in Calgary

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Toronto composer Christos Hatzis.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Gems
Gems
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Byzantium
Byzantium
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Centrediscs & the 2010 JUNO Awards

April 7, 2010

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We hear music by JUNO nominated composers Stephen Chatman and Marjan Mozetich.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Lament in the Trampled Garden
Lament in the Trampled Garden
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Earth Songs
Earth Songs
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Cheryl Cooney at Music Conference Alberta

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Red Deer Composer Cheryl Cooney.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Orchestral Works of Cheryl Cooney
Orchestral Works of Cheryl Cooney
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The Composer’s Chair, Episode 9: David Jaeger

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John Gray interviews Canadian composer David Jaeger about his career in music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Viola Nouveau
Viola Nouveau
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Prouesse
Prouesse
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Supertrio
Supertrio
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Shadow Box
Shadow Box
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Ings
Ings
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Stephen Chatman and Earth Songs

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Vancouver composer Stephen Chatman.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Earth Songs
Earth Songs
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Vancouver Visions
Vancouver Visions
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Proud Music of the Storm
Proud Music of the Storm
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Brian Current at the 2009 Honens International Piano Competition

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Toronto composer Brian Current.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

This Isn’t Silence
This Isn’t Silence
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Jeffrey Ryan at the Western Canadian Music Awards

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Vancouver composer Jeffrey Ryan.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Sonata Album
Quantum Mechanics
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Firebrand
Launch Pad
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T. Patrick Carrabré at the Western Canadian Music Awards

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CMC Prairie Regional Director, John Reid, interviews Manitoba composer T. Patrick Carrabré.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Sonata Album
Sonata Album
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Firebrand
Firebrand
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2009 Seasons Greetings from the CMC

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Music by Canadian composers celebrating Christmas and the Winter Season.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

A Chatman Christmas
A Chatman Christmas
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Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Opening & Closing Ceremonies
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Rise! Shine!
Rise! Shine!
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Dandelion Parachutes
Dandelion Parachutes
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The Composer’s Chair, Episode 8: Diana McIntosh

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John Gray interviews Winnipeg composer Diana McIntosh.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Original Mcintosh
Original Mcintosh
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Rivka Golani
Rivka Golani
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Another Byte of McIntosh
Another Byte of McIntosh
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So You Want To Write A Fugue?
So You Want To Write A Fugue?
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The Composer’s Chair, Episode 7: Victor Davies

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John Gray interviews Canadian composer Victor Davies about his career in music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

For the Moment
For the Moment
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Mennonite Piano Concerto
Mennonite Piano Concerto
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Silhouettes
Silhouettes
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Beowulf
Beowulf
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The Big Top
The Big Top
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Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Opening & Closing Ceremonies
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Penderecki String Quartet

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This program honours one of the foremost chamber ensembles in Canada, the Penderecki String Quartet, who have been instrumental in commissioning new works by Canadian composers.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Stringtime
Stringtime
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Launch Pad
Launch Pad
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The Winds of Thera
The Winds of Thera
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El Dorado
El Dorado
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East Meets West

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We’ll hear music by Canadian composers who are living and working in our country, and who either have their roots in or have been influenced by Far Eastern musical culture.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Rain in the Forest
Rain in the Forest
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and blue sparks burn
and blue sparks burn
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Ming
Ming
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Renew'd at ev'ry glance
Renew'd at ev'ry glance
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Rivka Golani

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Violist Rivka Golani has been an ardent champion of music by Canadian composers. This program celebrates her activities with music from various Centrediscs recordings.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Viola Nouveau
Viola Nouveau
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Norma Beecroft Portrait
Norma Beecroft Portrait
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Prousse
Prousse
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Rivka Golani
Rivka Golani
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Happy Birthday Norma!

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We celebrate the 75th birthday of Norma Beecroft by presenting the documentary on the composer’s life and work that was featured on the Centrediscs Canadian Composers’ Portrait CD.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Norma Beecroft Portrait
Norma Beecroft Portrait
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CMC 50th Anniversary

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The CMC celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and we hear music by two of its founding composers – John Weinzweig and Jean Papineau-Couture..

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Weinzweig Portrait
Weinzweig Portrait
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Jean Papineau-Couture
Jean Papineau-Couture
Buy CD
Papineau-Couture Portrait
Papineau-Couture Portrait
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Wine of Peace
Wine of Peace
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The Composer’s Chair, Episode 6:
Henry Kucharzyk

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John Gray interviews composer/performer Henry Kucharzyk about Arraymusic, one of Canada’s foremost contemporary music chamber ensembles.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

New World
New World
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Array Legacy
Array Legacy
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Influences of Many Musics 2

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In this podcast, you will hear music by four of the composers that have recently been added to the Influences of Many Musics web site.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Viola Nouveau
Viola Nouveau
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Cult Figures
Cult Figures
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Sonnetor
Sonnetor
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Bookends in Time
Bookends in Time
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The Composer’s Chair, Episode 5:
Ann Southam

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In this podcast, CMC archivist John Gray interviews composer Ann Southam about her career and music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Popov & Vona
Popov & Vona
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25 Miniatures
25 Miniatures
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Spinners of Starlight
Spinners of Starlight
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The Key of Love

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We’re celebrating Valentine’s day this month, so we’ll play music inspired by love.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Le Souvenir
Le Souvenir
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Vickers
Vickers
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Cross Culture
Cross Culture
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Due North
Due North
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Celestial Machine
Celestial Machine
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Happy Birthday Istvan!

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We celebrate the 90th birthday of Istvan Anhalt by presenting the documentary on the composer’s life and work that was featured on the Centrediscs Canadian Composers’ Portrait CD.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Canadian Composers Portraits: Istvan Anhalt
Canadian Composers Portraits: Istvan Anhalt
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Happy New Year Centrediscs!

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We look back at some of the recordings released by the Centrediscs label during the past year.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Launch Pad
Launch Pad
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Firebrand
Firebrand
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Entre Belacqua et Nell
Entre Belacqua et Nell
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So You Want To Write A Fugue?
So You Want To Write A Fugue?
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Due East
Due East
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This Will Not Be Televised
This Will Not Be Televised
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Season’s Greetings from the CMC

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Music by Canadian composers celebrating Christmas and the Winter Season.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Songs of the Stable
Songs of the Stable
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What Sweeter Music
What Sweeter Music
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Due North
Due North
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Legacy
Legacy
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Dandelion Parachutes
Dandelion Parachutes
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A Midwinter Night's Dream
A Midwinter Night's Dream
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Eclipse
Eclipse
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Not Too Dark
Not Too Dark
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In the Pipes
In the Pipes
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Friends of Canadian Music

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Host Richard Truhlar talks with accordionist Joseph Petric about his activities and commitment to contemporary music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

The Winds of Thera
The Winds of Thera
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Mystery Theatre
Mystery Theatre
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Euphonia
Euphonia
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Orbiting Garden
Orbiting Garden
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Happy Birthday Murray!

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We celebrate the 75th birthday of R. Murray Schafer by presenting the documentary on the composer’s life and work that was featured on the Centrediscs Canadian Composers’ Portrait CD.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Canadian Composers Portraits: Murray Schafer
Canadian Composers Portraits: Murray Schafer
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Happy Birthday Jacques!

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We celebrate the 70th birthday of Jacques Hétu by presenting the documentary on the composer’s life and work that was featured on the Centrediscs Canadian Composers’ Portrait CD.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Canadian Composers Portraits: Jacques Hétu
Canadian Composers Portraits: Jacques Hétu
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The Composer’s Chair, Episode 4: Veronika Krausas

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In this podcast, CMC archivist John Gray interviews composer Veronika Krausas about her career and music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

The Piano Player Project
The Piano Player Project
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FOOD: NEW MUSIC FOR GUITAR DUO
Food: New Music For Guitar Duo
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Mnemosyne
Mnemosyne
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Prairie Sounds

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We’re celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Prairie Sounds imprint of the Centrediscs recording label with works by composers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Danse sauvage
Danse sauvage
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Firebrand
Firebrand
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How Bodies Leave Ecstatic Marks
How Bodies Leave Ecstatic Marks
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Renew’d at ev’ry glance
Renew’d at ev’ry glance
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So You Want To Write A Fugue?

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We hear excerpts from the new Centrediscs CD in which eleven Canadian composers pay tribute to the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould - on the occasion of his 75th birthday (September 25, 2007) and the 25th anniversary of his death.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

So You Want To Write A Fugue?
So You Want To Write A Fugue&
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Claude Vivier

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Our program celebrates the 60th anniversary of the birth of Canadian composer Claude Vivier.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Zipangu
Zipangu
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Montréal Postmoderne
Montréal Postmoderne
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Ensemble d’Ondes de Montréal
Ensemble d’Ondes de Montréal
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TransCanada Keyboard

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We travel from east coast to west coast in this sampling of piano and organ works written by Canadian composers.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Anthony Genge
Anthony Genge
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John Beckwith
John Beckwith
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Acclamations
Acclamations
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Jean Papineau-Couture
Jean Papineau-Couture
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Another Byte of McIntosh
Another Byte of McIntosh
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Vancouver Visions
Vancouver Visions
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The Composer's Chair, Episode 3: Malcolm Forsyth

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In this podcast, CMC archivist John Gray interviews composer Malcolm Forsyth about his career and his music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Malcolm Forsyth Portrait
Malcolm Forsyth Portrait
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Legacy
Legacy
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Masquerade
Masquerade
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Solus
Solus
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Quintette
Quintette
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Sound Symposium

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We feature some of the artists appearing in this summer’s festival of experimental music in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Engagement & Confrontation
Engagement & Confrontation
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Northern Sirens
Northern Sirens
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À un moment donné
À un moment donné
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Double Entendre
Double Entendre
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Shruti Project
Shruti Project
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Palace
Palace
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Phil Nimmons

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A special documentary, produced for Centrediscs, on the life and music of this legendary composer, musician and educator.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Canadian Composers Portraits: Phil Nimmons
Canadian Composers Portraits: Phil Nimmons
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Christina Petrowska Quilico

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The 2007 winner of the Friends of Canadian Music Award, Petrowska Quilico has been an ardent champion of music by Canadian composers.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

16 Portraits
16 Portraits
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Ings
Eclipse
Eclipse
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Canadian Composers Portraits: Ann Southam
Canadian Composers Portraits: Ann Southam
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Chris Paul Harman
Chris Paul Harman
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Electroacoustics

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In this podcast, we explore the electroacoustic music, specifically works composed for performers and electroacoustic soundtrack.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Tongues of Angels
Tongues of Angels
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Canadian Composers Portraits: Alcides Lanza
Canadian Composers Portraits: Alcides Lanza
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Prouesse
Twin Souls
Twin Souls
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The Composer's Chair, Episode 2

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In this podcast, CMC archivist John Gray interviews composer Michael Horwood about his career and his music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Brass Feast
Brass Feast
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Find Score
Suite and Serious
Suite and Serious
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Find Score
Motility
Motility
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Talivaldis Kenins: In memoriam

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This past January, Talivaldis Kenins passed away. This podcast remembers his life and work in a special documentary produced for Centrediscs.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Canadian Composers Portraits: Talivaldis Kenins
Canadian Composers Portraits: Talivaldis Kenins
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The Composer's Chair, Episode 1

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In this podcast, CMC archivist John Gray interviews composer John Beckwith about his career and his music.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Canadian Composers Portraits: John Beckwith
Canadian Composers Portraits: John Beckwith
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Find Score
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Vancouver Chamber Choir
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Find Score
Avowals

Centrediscs goes to the JUNOs

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It's time for the JUNO Awards. We'll hear excerpts from this year's Centrediscs nominees, as well as from some of the label's past winners.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

This Isn't Silence
This Isn't Silence
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Find Score
A Child's Cry from Izieu
A Child's Cry from Izieu
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Find Score
Canadian Composers Portraits: Istvan Anhalt
Canadian Composers Portraits: Istvan Anhalt
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Find Score
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics
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Find Score
À l'aventure!
À l'aventure!
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Find Score
Schafer: 5
Schafer: 5
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Find Score

Sound Progression

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An overview of the CMC's sound adventure web site components that introduces visitors to the some of compositional trends of Canadian composers through the 20th century.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Talivaldis Kenins
Talivaldis Kenins
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Find Score
On the Air
On the Air
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Weinzweig in Concert
Weinzweig in Concert
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Find Score
View from Here
View from Here
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Find Score

Influences of Many Musics

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In this podcast, you will hear music by three of the composers that are featured in the Influences of Many Musics web site.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

and blue sparks burn
and blue sparks burn
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Jeu des Portraits
Jeu des Portraits
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Tongues of Angels
Tongues of Angels
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Centrediscs Highlights

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Our inaugural podcast program looks at some of the high points in the life of the Centrediscs recording label since the inception of the CD.

These selections all appear on discs available in the CMC Boutique.

Playlist:

Impact
Steal the Thunder
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Schafer: 5
String Quartet No.5 “Rosalind”
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Canadian Composers Portraits: Ann Southam
Rivers, Book 3, No.2
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Canadian Composers Portraits: Phil Nimmons
Carey Dance
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