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Beckwith: Calling - Instrumental Works, 2006-2016


Release Date: 02/16/2018 
Label:  Centrediscs   Catalog #: CMCCD 24917  
Composer:  John Beckwith
Performer:  Bruce MatherPeter StollAdam Piotr ZukiewiczBarbara Pritchard,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Music ConcertsAccordes String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The latest recording project by prolific Canadian composer John Beckwith, is a collection of instrumental works composed between 2006 and 2016. Featuring pianists Bruce Mather, Barbara Pritchard, Adam Zukiewicz, and Willaim Aide; clarinetist Peter Stoll; flutist Robert Aitken; guitarist Peter Bhigham; the Accordes String Quartet, and New Music Concerts Ensemble. John Beckwith was born in Victoria, British Columbia. He studied piano with Alberto Guerrero at the Toronto Conservatory of Music in 1945, and received a Mus.B. in 1947 and a Mus.M. in 1961 from the University of Toronto. From 1950 to 1951 he studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. He has written more than 130 compositions covering stage, orchestra, chamber, solo, and choral genres. Read more In 1987 he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Calling by John Beckwith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Music Concerts
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 
2.
Fractions by John Beckwith
Performer:  Bruce Mather (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accordes String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 
3.
Follow Me by John Beckwith
Performer:  Peter Stoll (Clarinet), Adam Piotr Zukiewicz (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 
4.
Pages by John Beckwith
Performer:  Barbara Pritchard (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 
5.
Sonatina on Mairi's Wedding by John Beckwith
Performer:  Robert Aitken (Flute), William Aide (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 
6.
Ut re mi fa sol by John Beckwith
Performer:  Peter Higham (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 
7.
Quintet by John Beckwith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Music Concerts
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Canada 

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