Vancouver Island Symphony – A Quinary

Canadian Concerti by Morlock, Chang, Top, Doolittle, and Chatman

Vancouver Island Symphony
Pierre Simard, Artistic Director

1. Ornithomancy for Flute and Orchestra* – Jocelyn Morlock
          Paolo Bortolussi, flute

2.-4. Invisible Distance for Cello and Orchestra* – Dorothy Chang
          Ariel Barnes, cello

5. Concerto for Bass Trombone and OrchestraEdward Top
          Scott MacInnes, bass trombone

6.-8. Sapling for Violin and Orchestra* – Emily Doolittle
          Calvin Dyck, violin

9.-11. Concertino for Horn and String OrchestraStephen Chatman
          Andrew Clark, horn

*Commissioned with funding from the Canada Council for the Arts

Audio Engineer/editing/mastering: Zak Cohen, Woodshop Recording
Producers: Pierre Simard, Paolo Bortolussi, Andrew Clark
Executive Producer: Margot Holmes
Manufacturer: DMA Discs
Cover Art: West Coast Ghosts 2 Oil on canvas, by Susan Bibbs
Additional art in booklet: West Coast Ghosts 1 Oil on canvas, by Susan Bibbs
Photography: Dirk Heydemann
Album design: Nikki Attwell
Recorded at: The Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC

This recording was made possible in part by funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, the BC Arts Council, the SOCAN Foundation. The VIS would also like to thank Jocelyn Morlock, Dorothy Chang, Edward Top, Emily Doolittle and Stephen Chatman for their inspiring work, as well as their assistance in editing decisions for each of their pieces.

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