1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-01-27Works: Louis Applebaum: High Spirits; Michael Colgrass: Dream Dancer; Henry Kucharzyk: Some Assembly Required; Gary Kulesha: Ensembles; Harry Freedman: Laurentian Moods; Olivier Messiaen: Oiseaux exotiques
Performers: Docking, Simon; Halladay, Wallace
Conductors: Gomes, Tony
Ensemble: Toronto Wind Orchestra
'Northern Winds' is an inspirational album featuring a wealth of Canadian talent that highlights imaginative approaches to wind orchestration across various styles by several composers,...continue...
1 CD / Naïve / 2000-05-23Works: Olivier Messiaen: Haïkaï (7); Couleurs de la cité céleste; Un vitrail et des oiseaux; Oiseaux exotiques
Performers: Loriod, Yvonne
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Ensemble InterContemporain
With its definitive interpretations by Messiaen expert Pierre Boulez and the composer's own wife at the piano, this disc is a superb introduction to the...continue...