John Burke (Composer)

John Burke (Composer)

Edited by 

List price: US$45.00

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Joseph Burke is a Canadian composer and music educator. As a composer he has written mainly works for chamber ensembles, and his music displays an acute sensitivity to instrumental balance and timbre. In his early career he won the CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers several times, including in 1978 for both Six Regions for piano and Spectre for tenor instruments, and in 1980 for Firewind for two pianos and Diffusa est gratia for a cappella choir. In 1995 he won the Jules L ger Prize for New Chamber Music for his String Quartet. Many of his compositions have been recorded, including Firewind by pianists Bruce Mather and Pierrette LePage, ...ascends at full moon by guitarist Michael Laucke, and la source d'Hypocr ne by the ensemble of the Soci t de musique contemporaine du Qu bec among others. Burke earned a Bachelor of Music from McGill University in 1974 where he was a pupil of Bruce Mather and Alcides Lanzashow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 277g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136520575
  • 9786136520575