1 March 2011
New releases at the AMC Shop - February 2011
Bushfire - Rachel Tolmie & Concertante Ensemble (Wirripang)
Recorded by Rachel Tolmie (cor anglais) and the
Concertante Ensemble, this new Wirripang release includes music
by Colin Brumby, Rosalind Carlson and Jennifer Fowler, among
> Purchase this CD now through the AMC Shop at $25 (AMC members get a 10% discount)
The golden age - Clive Douglas, composer, conductor
Lynne Gavin Douglas (Wirripang, 2011; 51 pages+CD)
Composer and conductor Clive Douglas (1903-1977)
occupied a crucial position for thirty years as a staff conductor
for the Australian Broadcasting Commission. He championed the
music of his fellow Australian composers and was himself among
the first to integrate Indigenous Australian music with
traditional Western music in a series of orchestral works and
This new release by Wirripang, written by Douglas's daughter Lynne Gavin Douglas, includes an accompanying CD with digitally remastered recordings of Douglas's compositions Carwoola (1939), Kaditcha, Corroboree (1938) and Namatjira (1956).
> Purchase this book now through the AMC Shop at $30 (AMC members get a 10% discount)
> Clive Douglas biography (AMC Online)
> Clive Douglas - a new biography (article on Resonate)
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