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Announcing the release of

Games Of The Night Wind

12 Nocturnes by David Jaeger

Described by the Oskar Morawetz Award jurors as a “legend” of Canadian musicians, Christina Petrowska Quilico joins lauded composer and champion of new music David Jaeger on GAMES OF THE NIGHT WIND, a dreamy musical landscape premiering 12 of Jaeger’s original nocturnes in addition to seven 20th century solo piano works.

David Jaeger, C.M.

David Jaeger wearing a red scarf

David Jaeger is a Toronto based music producer, composer and broadcaster, who was a member of the CBC Radio Music department from 1973 to 2013. In 1978 he created “Two New Hours”, a contemporary music network broadcast series which was heard on the national CBC Radio Two network until spring 2007.

In the early 1970s Jaeger established a digital sound synthesis facility at the University of Toronto, one of the first in Canada. In 1971 he founded the Canadian Electronic Ensemble, together with David Grimes, Larry Lake and Jim Montgomery. Many of Jaeger’s compositions combine acoustic instruments with electronic music media, but he also composes for standard instrumental forces.

2018 David Jaeger was named a member of the Order of Canada in recognition of his work “…at the forefront of contemporary music” and for his efforts, through CBC, developing the next generation of Canadian composers as well as for the enrichment of Canadian contemporary music, in general.

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