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Australian collection

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An Australian collection : 19 selections from the Tall Poppies library of Australian music.

  • Published by Tall Poppies — 1997 [TP117] — 1 CD (75 min.)
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDurationMP3
Four exotic pieces (1961) for flute and harp duo — Movement 1 only
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC, Sydney, on Jan 93.
Colin Brumby Geoffrey Collins, Alice Giles 1 mins, 57 sec. Buy as MP3
The wind stirs gently (1992) for flute and cello
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC, Sydney, on 20 Feb 95.
Nigel Butterley Geoffrey Collins, David Pereira 4 mins, 53 sec. Buy as MP3
Esperance (1986) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 200, Sydney, on 1993.
Chris Dench Stephanie McCallum 4 mins, 13 sec. Buy as MP3
Prelude and dragonfly dance (1991) for percussion quartet — Dragonfly dance only Ross Edwards Synergy Percussion 4 mins, 24 sec. Buy as MP3
Patapan for full orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Sir Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC, Sydney., on Jul 92.
Andrew Ford Australian Youth Orchestra, Graham Abbott 1 mins, 11 sec. Buy as MP3
Sonata for harp (1951) for harp solo — Third movement only
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC, Sydney, on 1994.
Peggy Glanville-Hicks Marshall McGuire 3 mins, 29 sec. Buy as MP3
Beautiful fresh flower (1935) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music, on Jul 92.
Percy Grainger Larry Sitsky 2 mins, 47 sec. Buy as MP3
Russian rag (1996) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Newcastle Conservatorium, on the Stuart & Sons piano, on Jan 97.
Elena Kats-Chernin Ian Munro 4 mins, 13 sec. Buy as MP3
Selfish giant (1982) for chamber orchestra Graeme Koehne Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra 4 mins, 38 sec. Buy as MP3
Pied butcherbirds of Spirey Creek (1989) — studio produced music (pre-recorded sound) — Excerpt only David Lumsdaine 2 mins, 48 sec. Buy as MP3
Rain (1995) for SA choir
Recorded/performed at: Chapel at St Scholastica's Convent, Glebe, Sydney.
Clare Maclean Sydney Chamber Choir, Nicholas Routley 1 mins, 28 sec. Buy as MP3
Incredible floridas (1971) for sextet — 'Le bateau ivre' (3rd movement) only
Recorded/performed at: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, on Sep 91.
Richard Meale Australia Ensemble, Dene Olding 8 mins, 29 sec. Buy as MP3
Little song (1945) for string quartet
Recorded/performed at: The Band Room, Victoria Barracks, Sydney, on 1996.
Peter Sculthorpe Goldner String Quartet 1 mins, 12 sec. Buy as MP3
String quartet No. 8 (1969) for string quartet — 3rd movement Peter Sculthorpe Goldner String Quartet 4 mins, 2 sec. Buy as MP3
Vartarun (1984) for solo clarinet — 3rd movement only Larry Sitsky Peter Jenkin 1 mins, 18 sec. Buy as MP3
Variations on a Theme of Chopin (1989) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music, on Dec 92.
Roger Smalley Ian Munro 9 mins, 52 sec. Buy as MP3
String quartet No. 3 (1994) for string quartet — Excerpt only Carl Vine John Harding, Georges Lentz, Esther van Stralen, David Pereira 2 mins, 33 sec. Buy as MP3
I'm a caterpillar of society (not a social butterfly) for voice and piano — Who Killed Cock Robin? only Martin Wesley-Smith Song Company 6 mins, 49 sec. Buy as MP3
The edge (1996) for SATB choir with orchestra — Excerpt only Nigel Westlake Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Vine 4 mins, 26 sec. Buy as MP3

Product details

19 tracks selected from the Tall Poppies catalogue showing the variety and depth of composition and performance in Australia today.

Duration: 75 min.

Recording level: DDD

Liner notes includes short program notes for each work.


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