Flore Laurentienne

Volume 2

CD

Regular price $9.99 CAD

The minimalist stance of his music hints at the ambient adventures of Brian Eno, while the polyphonic quality alludes to Bach. This sophisticated simplicity has a soothing, almost therapeutic effect. — Louder Than War

Following an entrancing debut album, Flore Laurentienne now presents Volume II, another palette of rich orchestral sound, where changing forces of water inspire metaphorical markers...

Following an entrancing debut album, Flore Laurentienne now presents Volume II, another palette of rich orchestral sound, where changing forces of water inspire metaphorical markers that navigate passages of life and time.

Composer Mathieu David Gagnon’s Volume II draws inspiration from the rivers and rugged wilderness of his native Quebec. In his return as Flore Laurentienne, Gagnon assembles vivid melodic motifs and delicate modulation with a vast string ensemble to emulate the tides of human experience.

Product Details

Packaging
4-panel cardboard jacket
Label
Costume Records
Release Date
October 21, 2022

Production Credits

Production
Sylvain Deschamps / Mathieu David Gagnon
Mixing
Claude Champagne / Mathieu David Gagnon
Mastering
Ryan Morey
Sound Engineering
Rob Heaney

Musicians

Mathieu David Gagnon
Keyboards
Mélanie Bélair / Mélanie Vaugeois / François Pilon / Christian Prévost / Fany Fresard / Lizann Gervais / Chantal Bergeron / Pascale Gagnon / John Corban / Heather Schnarr / Yu Bin Kim / Ligia Paquin / Sofia Gentile / Bojana Milinov / Amina Tebini / Annie Gadbois / Carla Antoun / Jean-Christophe Lizotte / Yannick Chênevert
Strings
Victor Alibert / Laurence Neill-Poirier / Pedro Molina / Antonin Cuerrier / Charlotte Layec / Ludovik Lesage-Hinse / François Laurin-Burgess / Maude Desrosiers
Clarinets

Compositions

All songs composed, orchestrated, and conducted by
Mathieu David Gagnon