James Rolfe

James Rolfe

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Simon Rolfe is one of Canada's leading composers of contemporary music. He studied composition with John Beckwith at the University of Toronto and Jo Kondo in Japan. Rolfe is currently the President of the Canadian League of Composers and has won numerous awards for his music, most recently the 2006 Jules L ger Prize for New Chamber Music and the 2009 SOCAN Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award. Although James Rolfe's chamber, vocal, orchestral, and piano works are widely performed, he has become most noted for his operas. Beatrice Chancy, an opera set in Nova Scotia during the 19th century, was produced in 1998 by Toronto's Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Company and was subsequently filmed for television by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 2000show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136553775
  • 9786136553771