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Canadian Composers Portrait - Srul Irving Glick


Release Date: 11/01/2009 
Label:  Centrediscs   Catalog #: 11606   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Srul Irving Glick
Performer:  Maureen ForresterJohn NewmarkRalf Gothóni
Conductor:  Ralf Gothóni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Lawrence String QuartetFinlandia Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Disc 1 of this album features an audio documentary with music excerpts and spoken reminiscences by friends and relatives of Srul Irving Glick (1934-2002). The documentary was produced and presented by Eitan Cornfield (57:43).

Disc 2 features complete performances of the String Quartet No. 2 by the Saint Lawrence String Quartet (20:00), the song cycle, I Never Saw Another Butterfly sung by Maureen Forrester accompanied by pianist John Newmark,(21:10) and the Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra with Ralph Gothóni, pianist and conductor of the Finlandia Sinfonetta. (26:10).
Disc 1 of this album features an audio documentary with music excerpts and spoken reminiscences by friends and relatives of Srul Irving Glick (1934-2002). The documentary was produced and presented by Eitan Cornfield (57:43).

Disc 2 features complete performances of the String Quartet No. 2 by the Saint Lawrence String Quartet (20:00), the song cycle, I Never Saw Another Butterfly sung by Maureen Forrester accompanied by pianist John Newmark,(21:10) and the Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra with Ralph Gothóni, pianist and conductor of the Finlandia Sinfonetta. (26:10).
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 2 by Srul Irving Glick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Lawrence String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 
2.
I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Srul Irving Glick
Performer:  Maureen Forrester (Mezzo Soprano), John Newmark (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 
Notes: Song cycle:
1. To Olga
2. Yes, that's the way things are
3. The little mouse
4. On a Sunny evening
5. The Narrative
6. The Butterfly
 
3.
Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra by Srul Irving Glick
Performer:  Ralf Gothóni (Piano)
Conductor:  Ralf Gothóni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finlandia Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 

Sound Samples

Srul irving Glick Documentary: Beginning
Srul irving Glick Documentary: My father was a cantor
Srul irving Glick Documentary: I felt irresistibly drawn towards music
Srul irving Glick Documentary: Weinzweig was a very tough guy for him
Srul irving Glick Documentary: After he came back from Paris
Srul irving Glick Documentary: The idea of music being an expression of your soul
Srul irving Glick Documentary: You get an idea
Srul irving Glick Documentary: I want you to know that I've had a laboratory
Srul irving Glick Documentary: Let me ask you a personal question
Srul irving Glick Documentary: It started a series of events
String Quartet No. 2: I. Con dolore, freely
String Quartet No. 2: II. With sad reminiscence
String Quartet No. 2: III. With aggressive determination
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: No. 1. To Olga
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: No. 2. Yes, that's the way things are
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: No. 3. The little mouse
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: No. 4. On a sunny evening
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: No. 5. The Narrative
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: No. 6. The Butterfly
Piano Concerto: I. Smoothly, gracefully
Piano Concerto: II. Calm, peacefully, con rubato
Piano Concerto: III. Allegro con rubato

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