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Brian Cherney in Conversation with Chris Paul HarmanSchulich School of Music, McGill University, 28 October 2017

  • Chris Paul Harman

Brian Cherney, the dedicatee of this collection of articles, has been a professor at McGill University for over forty-five years. His colleagues recognized his dedicated work as a teacher of composition, analysis, and Canadian music with an Outstanding Teacher Award in 2005. Cherney’s catalogue of over 100 compositions for diverse media have been commissioned, performed, and broadcast across Canada and internationally. In addition, he has written a monograph on Harry Somers (1975) and with John Beckwith co-edited a collection of essays about John Weinzweig (2011). He remains intensely active as a professor and a composer and is at work on another book on Somers.

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Cover of Illuminations: Essays in Honour of Brian Cherney, Volume 37, Number 1, 2017, pp. 3-224, Intersections