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Harry Somers: Chura-Churum; The Merman of Orford - Alain Coulombe (bass baritone); Bardyhl Gievori (french horn); Beverley Johnston (percussion); Bob Becker (percussion);...
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  1. Chura-Churum, for 8 voices, flute, harp, piano & percussion
  2. The Merman of Orford, incidental music
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Harry Somers (1925-1999), one of the leading Canadian composers of his generation, left a large body of work, but it is only since his death that his music has been recorded with any regularity, due largely to the Somers Recording Project and the Centrediscs label. The two works recorded here, Chura-Churum and incidental music for The Merman of Orford, show vastly different sides of the composer. Chura-Churum (1985), originally conceived for the Swingle Singers, is scored for eight singers and eight instrumentalists and ...

Harry Somers: Chura-Churum; The Merman of Orford 2010, Centrediscs

UPC: 773811153097