Guy Bourassa plays Debussy Sonata 3rd mvt (1961) with Christian Ferras on violin. From YouTube.
He taught piano 1948-88 at the CMQ. A sought-after accompanist, he has played for Pierrette Alarie, Pierre Boutet, Raoul Jobin and Léopold Simoneau, the violinist Christian Ferras, and the cellist Pierre Fournier. In 1954 Bourassa gave the first performance of Serge Garant's Variations pour piano on the CBC radio program 'Premières'. In the same year he presented a series of piano duet recitals with Pierre Beaudet, and, also with Beaudet, recorded John Beckwith's Music for Dancing and Violet Archer's Ten Folk Songs (1954). He also recorded Rodolphe Mathieu's Sonata (1956). At the inauguration of Salle Claude-Champagne in Montreal, 22 Nov 1964, he was the soloist in the Champagne Concerto. He was the brother of the musicologist Juliette Bourassa-Trépanier.
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Ten Folksongs for Four Hands
Scroll down the page to access audio clips featuring pianists Pierre Beaudet and Guy Bourassa performing Violet Archer's "Ten Folksongs for Four Hands." From classicsonline.com.