Vincent Plush (born 1950)
I a. Voyage 1: Before the Wind
b. Chorale: 'Veni Imperator'
II a. Mexico: Terremoto
b. Peru: Danza
c. Chile: 'Song of the Innocents'
III a. Becalmed: 'Veni Sancte Spiritus'
b. Voyage 2: Astride the Wind
The scene is the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. The year is
1986, and the great composer György Ligeti is visiting the city
to be presented with the world's richest composition prize, the
Grawemeyer Award. As the legendary Hungarian composer steps out
of a lift at the gracious old Southern hotel he comes
face-to-face with Adelaide-born expatriate Australian composer
The two men are introduced and Ligeti instantly recognises the
then-36-year-old Plush as the composer of the recent orchestral
work Pacifica, commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting
Corporation to commemorate ...