Discovery Series We invite you to discover, learn and enjoy!
The Counterpoint Discovery Series is an introduction to a sample of the many works in our catalogue, works which we are pleased to introduce to you or remind you of, if you already know of them. We want you to consider performing and introducing them to your audience. Click on the heading for each year to go to that page to find the audio links.
2020 Sample Featured Works:
Johnny Cowell – Playful Trumpets for brass quintet, for sale at this link Dur: 4 min
Malcolm Forsyth – Evangeline for soprano, trumpet, and chamber orchestra Dur: 48 min
Perusal full score available on request. To purchase a vocal score.
Gary Kulesha – Monument for piano, 4 hands Dur: 4 min Purchase at this link
Paul Patterson – Violin Concerto (1992) op 72 for solo violin and string orchestra Dur: 18 min
Eric Robertson – A Carol for Christmas for SATB chorus and piano Dur: 3 min Purchase-view sample pages
2019 Sample Featured Works:
Larysa Kuzmenko – Christmas Bells for S.A. children’s chorus and piano, Dur: 3:00.
Marc Fortier – Tales from Amerinda – A tone poem for chamber orchestra, featuring the Timpani Family of 5 and chamber orchestra. Dur: 5:00.
Edmund T. Atherton – Three Speed Invention for trombone and piano. Dur: 4:30.
Andrew James Clark – The Valley of Dry Bones for soprano and piano. Dur: 7:00.
Dan Locklair – Rubrics for solo organ
Gary Kulesha – Three Caprices for solo violin. Dur: 7:00
Gary Kulesha – From the Diary of Virginia Woolf for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (2017). Dur: 21:00.
2018 Sample Featured Works:
Kelly-Marie Murphy – One for Solitude – solo violin; The Lonely Road – cello and piano
Malcolm Forsyth – Lines to Fanny Brawne, soprano and piano (B minor or G# minor); Rondo in Stride – cello & piano
John Beckwith – Etudes, solo piano
Marc Fortier – Toccata, solo piano – one hand & both hands
Gary Kulesha – Sonata for Flute and Piano; Blue Heron Near the Old Mill, soprano and piano
Donald Steven – Sapphire Song, solo clarinet
Eric Robertson – Voices – A Fantasy for organ
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Toward the Unknown Region, chorus and orchestra
2017 Sample Featured Works:
Pierre Mercure – Triptyque for orchestra
Donald Steven – Pages of Solitary Delights, mezzo-soprano, contralto or baritone and orchestra, or piano accompaniment
Donald Steven – In the Land of Pure Delights, ensemble
Richard Cohen – In Celebration, orchestra
Richard Cohen – Canzonetta, string orchestra
Bramwell Tovey – Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret, solo trombone and orchestra, or brass band, or concert band
Johnny Cowell – Sangre de Toro Bravo/Blood of the Brave Bull, solo trumpet and orchestra
Johnny Cowell – Trumpet Concerto, solo trumpet and orchestra
Gary Kulesha – Fireworks and Processional, orchestra
Howard Baer/ Don Ryan (text) – God Bless Us Everyone, narrator and orchestra, opt. chorus
2016 Sample Featured Works:
Oskar Morawetz – Divertimento for string orchestra
Kelly-Marie Murphy – The Darkest Midnight in December, for treble chorus and harp
Eric Robertson – The Gist of Time, chorus and chamber orchestra
Pierre Mercure – Divertissement, string quartet and string orchestra
Sid Robinovitch – Red River, for orchestra
Larysa Kuzmenko – Golden Harvest, soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra
Serouj Kradjian – Cantata for the Living Martyrs, soprano and orchestra
Jeffrey McCune – Aquamarine, organ and orchestra
Victor Togni – Five Liturgical Inventions, solo organ
Edmund T. Atherton – Three Speed Invention, trombone and piano
2015 Sample Featured works:
Glenn Buhr – Akasha, for orchestra
Keith Bissell – Three Pieces for string orchestra
Dan Locklair – On Cats, chorus and piano
Dan Locklair – Three Christmas Motets, chorus, a cappella
Sid Robinovitch – Ports of Call, for orchestra
Victor Davies/Eugene Benson (lyrics) – Earnest, The Importance of Being, operetta for ensemble
Malcolm Forsyth – A Ballad of Canada, chorus and orchestra
Gary Kulesha – Torque, for orchestra
Kelly-Marie Murphy – From the Drum Comes the Thundering Beat… for orchestra