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Lesage: Le Livre Des Mélancolies; Brady, Grella-mozejko / Boisvert, Merkel, Francavilla, Bozzini, Et Al


Release Date: 05/27/2008 
Label:  Atma Classique   Catalog #: 2552   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Piotr Grella-MozejkoJean LesageTim Brady
Performer:  Jean-Guy BoisvertClemens MerkelStephanie BozziniNadia Francavilla,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bozzini Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Works for clarinet and string quartet by contemporary Canadian composers. Born in Poland, Piotr Grella-Mozejko has lived in Canada since 1989. ...River to the ocean...was commissioned by clarinettist Jean-Guy Boisvert in 1996. Montreal composer Jean Lesage was born in 1958. 'Le livre des mélancolies' (1999) was commissioned by the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ). Tim Brady is a composer and guitarist who has created music in a wide range of genres ranging from chamber and orchestral to electroacoustic works, chamber opera, contemporary dance scores, jazz, and free improvisation. 'Slow Dances' (1999) was commissioned by Jean-Guy Boisvert and the Quatuor Bozzini. Particularly interested in the music of his contemporaries, Read more Jean-Guy Boisvert has frequently premiered new works by Canadian composers. Moving freely from avant-garde events to traditional concerts, the Quatuor Bozzini was characterized by the Irish Times as a 'group which gets its teeth into music: quiet or loud, fast or slow, these Canadian musicians play with compelling engagement.' Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
...River to the Ocean... by Piotr Grella-Mozejko
Performer:  Jean-Guy Boisvert (Clarinet), Clemens Merkel (Violin), Stephanie Bozzini (Viola),
Nadia Francavilla (Violin), Isabelle Bozzini (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bozzini Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 14 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2.
Le livre des mélancolies by Jean Lesage
Performer:  Isabelle Bozzini (Cello), Nadia Francavilla (Violin), Clemens Merkel (Violin),
Stephanie Bozzini (Viola), Jean-Guy Boisvert (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bozzini Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 16 Minutes 45 Secs. 
3.
Slow Dances by Tim Brady
Performer:  Jean-Guy Boisvert (Clarinet), Stephanie Bozzini (Viola), Clemens Merkel (Violin),
Isabelle Bozzini (Cello), Nadia Francavilla (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bozzini Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 22 Minutes 27 Secs. 

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