1 CD / ATMA / 2008-11-25Works: Olivier Messiaen: Fête des belles eaux, for 6 ondes martenot, II/14; Feuillets inédits (4), for ondes Martenot; Maurice Ravel: Quartet for Strings in F major
Performers: Bessette, Louise; Lemire, Estelle
Ensemble: Ensemble d'Ondes de Montreal
The ondes Martenot is an early electronic instrument invented by and named after French musician Maurice Martenot. Though difficult to describe, its haunting, quivering sound...continue...
1 CD / ATMA / 2008-09-30Works: Olivier Messiaen: Mélodies (3); La mort du nombre; Vocalise-Etude for Clarinet and Piano; Chants de terre et de ciel; Thème et Variations for Violin and Piano
Performers: Andriani, Laura; Kortgaard, Robert; LeBlanc, Suzie [Soprano Vocal]; Wiliford, Lawrence
ATMA celebrates the centenary of French composer Olivier Messiaen, one of the most important composers of the mid- to late-20th century. Suzie LeBlanc is best-known...continue...
2 CD / ATMA / 2000-09-01Works: Olivier Messiaen: Regards (20) sur l'Enfant-Jésus, for piano, I/27
Performers: Bessette, Louise
1 CD / ATMA / 1996-04-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in F major; Fantasia for Piano in D minor, K 397 (385g); Sonata for violin & piano no 7 in A major, K. 12; Sonata for violin & piano no 9 in C major, K. 14; Olivier Me...
Performers: Bessette, Louise; Daoust, Lise
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Sensitive and elegant performances by Montrealers Lise Daoust and Louise Bessette