File DR 2023 041 - Hear! Hear! Remembering John Beckwith

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OTUFM 51-CS22/23-FGA-DR 2023 041


Hear! Hear! Remembering John Beckwith


  • February 28, 2023 (Creation)

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1 MP4 file + 1 program

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File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall. All music on the program was composed or arranged by John Beckwith.


  • Calling (New Music Concerts Ensemble)
  • Speaker (Larry Beckwith)
  • Six songs to poems by e.e. cummings. o purple finch ; Jimmie's got a goil / John Beckwith (Bradley Christensen, baritone ; Steven Philcox, piano)
  • Halifax / arr. John Beckwith, original text by Jay MacPherson (Alison Beckwith, Katy Clark, Teri Dunn, voices; Dianne Aitken, flute)
  • Speaker (Ellie Hisama)
  • All at once : two fragments by bpNichol / John Beckwith (Opus 8 Vocal Ensemble ; Robert Busiakiewicz, director)
  • Follow me. Third movement / John Beckwith(Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Christopher Bagan, piano)
  • Taptoo!. Act I, Scene 6 and Act II Prelude / John Beckwith, libretto by James Reaney (University of Toronto Opera ; Sandra Horst, director ; Spencer Kryzanowski, pian)
  • Speaker (Brian Cherney)
  • Sonatina on "Mairi's wedding" / John Beckwith (Robert Aitken, flute ; Christopher Bagan, piano)
  • A man and his flute / John Beckwith (Monica Whicher, soprano ; Steven Philcox, piano)
  • Speaker (Robin Elliott)
  • Sharon fragments / John Beckwith, texts by David Wilson (Sounstreams' Choir 21 ; David Fallis, director)
  • Speaker (Kathleen McMorrow)
  • Three Burns songs. Ae fond kiss / Traditional, arr. John Beckwith, texts by Robert Burns (Soundstreams' Choir 21 ; Opus 8 Vocal Ensemble ; Christopher Bagan, piano).

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For a digital streaming copy of this concert, please contact the Music Library.

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