Opus


 
Audio Excerpts
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These audio excerpts were presented in 1992 in the exhibition Opus, the making of musical instruments in Canada. To hear them RealPlayer is required. Download Real Player.

Baroque Trumpet   Opus 13
Baroque Trumpet
Improvisation, by Robert W. Oades

Alto Recorder   Opus 17
Alto Recorder
Marie's Lofzangh by Femke Bergsma, by Francis Colpron

Steel-String Guitar, Archtop and Cutaway

  Opus 19
Steel-String Guitar, Archtop and Cutaway
Blue August for jazz trio by Robert Campbell, by Robert Campbell, guitar, Chris McCaan, drums and cymbals, Brian Quebec, double bass

Cutaway Steel-String Guitar

  Opus 28
Cutaway Steel-String Guitar
Death, by Michael Dunn and Patrick Olmstead

Rose Room, by Michael Dunn and Patrick Olmstead

Violin

  Opus 34
Violin
Presto from the First Sonata in G minor by J.S. Bach, by Marie-Françoise Coiffard

Viola

  Opus 35
Viola
Improvisation, by David Prentice

Baroque Flute   Opus 42
Baroque Flute
Improvisation, by Jean-François Beaudin

Flute   Opus 44
Flute
Syrinx by Claude Debussy,
by Mara Goosman

Marimba

  Opus 45
Marimba
Improvisation, by Alain Lamothe
Movement from L'Art de la Fugue by J.S. Bach, by Alain Lamothe

Harpsichord

  Opus 48
Harpsichord
Sonata in C Major by Domenico Scarlatti, by Luc Beauséjour

Bass Viol

  Opus 49
Bass Viol
Sir Humphrey by Tobias Hume,
by Ray Nurse

Renaissance Lute

  Opus 54
Renaissance Lute
Preambel and Elsleinl Liebes by Ludwig Senfl, by Grant Tomlinson

Baroque Lute   Opus 57
Baroque Lute
Ciacona by Sylvius Leopold Weiss, by Tohiohyko Sato

Eolian Harp   Opus 75
Eolian Harp

Quadraphonic Steel Drums   Opus 101
Quadraphonic Steel Drum
The shadow of your smile,
by Earle Wong

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