Arcana Editions

Arcana Editions
227 Douro First Line
Douro-Dummer, Ontario KOL 2B0, Canada

Recordings of R. Murray Schafer's Music

The following CDs are available from Arcana Editions.
LETTERS FROM MIGNON Contains three orchestral song cycles sung by Eleanor James with the Esprit Orchestra, conducted by Alex Pauk: Letters from Mignon, Thunder: Perfect Mind and Minnelieder (the original cycle written for mezzo-soprano and woodwind quintet arranged for voice and orchestra. $25.00
PATRIA A selection of excerpts from various Patria works including RA, The Crown of Ariadne, The Princess of the Stars, and Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon. $25.00
ELEANOR JAMES

Letters from Mignon, Thunder: Perfect Mind, Minnelieder (orchestrated version) Esprit Orchestra , conducted by Alex Pauk.

These three song cycles written especially for Eleanor James, were nominated for a Juno Award in 2008.

$25.00
THREE SOLOS

1. Music for the Morning of the World, for soprano and 4-channel tape, sung by Annie Tremblay.

2. Le Cri de Merlin, played on electric guitar by Tim Brady.

3. Deluxe suite for Piano, performed by Brigitte Poulin.

$25.00
A GARDEN OF BELLS Volume One of Schafer's choral music, recorded by the Vancouver Chamber Choir, includes A Garden of Bells, Gamelan, Felix's Girls, Minnewanka, Snowforms, Sun, Epitaph for Moonlight and Fire. $25.00
ONCE ON A WINDY NIGHT Volume Two of Schafer's choral music, recorded by the Vancouver Chamber Choir, includes Once on a Windy Night, Seventeen Haiku, Vox Naturae, A Medieval Bestiary. $25.00
IMAGINING INCENSE Volume Three of Schafer's choral music, recorded by the Vancouver Chamber Choir, includes Magic Songs, Three Hymns, Rain Chant, Alleluia, Beautiful Spanish Song, Imagining Incense, Chant for the Winter Solstice and Three Songs from the Enchanted Forest $25.00
R. MURRAY SCHAFER:
A PORTRAIT
Issued by the Canadian Music Centre this double CD contains a one hour documentary on Schafer's music, prepared by the CBC plus the program Wolf Music, prepared for the West German Radio, including selections from And Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon, recorded at dawn in the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve $45.00
CREDO The second part of Schafer's monumental choral work Apocalypsis, Credo is scored for twelve mixed choirs. This performance by twelve Canadian University choirs was conducted by Robert Sund. $25.00
STRING QUARTETS 1–7 Performed by the Molinari String Quartet, the only quartet to have all of Schafer's quartets in their repertoire. 2 CD's. $45.00
EIGHTH STRING QUARTET
THESEUS
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
This recording includes the Eighth String Quartet as well as Theseus for harp and quartet and Beauty and the Beast, a chamber opera for solo mezzo-soprano and string quartet. $25.00
FLUTE CONCERTO
HARP CONCERTO
THE DARKLY SPLENDID EARTH: THE LONELY TRAVELLER
This recording includes three concertos: the Flute Concerto is played by Robert Aitken with the Vancouver Symphony; the Harp Concerto is played by Judy Loman with the Toronto Symphony, and the Darkly Splendid Earth is played by Jack Israelievitch, also with the Toronto Symphony. $25.00
GITANJALI
THE GARDEN OF THE HEART
ADIEU ROBERT SCHUMANN
Gitanjali is sung by Donna Brown (for whom it was written); The Garden of the Heart is sung by Annamaria Popescu; Adieu Robert Schumann is sung by Judith Forst. The National Arts Centre Orchestra is conducted by Mario Bernardi. $25.00
PATRIA 10: THE SPIRIT GARDEN This is a studio recording of the Spring section of The Spirit Garden at St. Norbert's Art Centre, Winnipeg in 2000. $25.00


 

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