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Best of Jade classics

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Best of Jade classics : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records [JADCD1056] — 1 CD (72 min.)
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Study in blue (1994) — solo piano Robert Allworth 2 mins, 41 sec.
Twilight (1995) — quintets: 2 mandolins, mandola, guitar, bass guitar Robert Allworth 2 min, 37 sec.
Children of Mogadishu Lawrence Bartlett 4 min, 1 sec.
River songs for soprano voice with orchestra — House by the river
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studios, Ferry Road, Brisbane, on 27 Nov 92.
Betty Beath Richard Mills, Janet Delpratt, Queensland Symphony Orchestra 12 mins, 31 sec.
Phoenix and the turtle (1974) — harpsichord with string orchestra Colin Brumby 8 min, 48 sec.
Violin concerto No. 2 (1983) — violin with full orchestra — Slow movt
Recorded/performed at: Ferry Road Studios, Brisbane, on 14 Aug 83.
Colin Brumby Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Jan Sedivka, Werner Andreas Albert 8 mins, 10 sec.
Perpetual motion (1992) — solo piano Ann Carr-Boyd 5 mins, 14 sec.
Ballad of Ayers Rock Dorothy Dodd 4 min, 25 sec.
Five simple pieces for piano, op.169 (1989) — solo piano — Sydney harbour blues, op.169/4
Recorded/performed at: Studio C, 2MBS-FM, Sydney, on 26 May 92.
Eric Gross Ray Lemond 1 mins, 45 sec.
Strings sonorous (1991) for string orchestra Eric Gross 3 mins, 48 sec.
A scattering of leaves (1986) — solo piano Dulcie Holland Ray Resnik 2 mins, 15 sec.
Trio (1944) for piano trio Dulcie Holland Montefiore Trio 16 mins, 52 sec.
Chaconne Colin Spiers 5 min, 9 sec.
Tales from nowhere (1988) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, on Nov 93.
Colin Spiers Colin Spiers
In the attic (1968) — quartets: flute, violin, viola, cello
Derek Strahan Linda Vogt, Gordon Bennett, Winifred Durie, Barbara Woolley 2 mins, 8 sec.

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Duration: 72 min.

Contents note: Perpetual motion / Ann Carr-Boyd -- Phoenix & the turtle ; Violin concerto No. 2 (Slow movt) / Colin Brumby -- Ballad of Ayers Rock / Dorothy Dodd -- Chaconne / Colin Spiers -- Trio for violin, 'cello and piano ; The scattering of leaves / Dulcie Holland -- Children of Mogadishu / Lawrence Bartlett -- In the attic / Derek Strahan -- Study in blue / Robert Allworth -- Strings sonorous 1, 2 & 3 / Eric Gross -- Twilight / Robert Allworth -- House by the river / Betty Beath -- Sydney Harbour blues / Eric Gross.

Booklet includes brief programme notes.

Performers: Ann Carr-Boyd (piano: Carr-Boyd, Dodd) ; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Brumby - Phoenix & the turtle) ; Hiroyuki Iwaki (conductor: Brumby - Phoenix & the turtle) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Brumby - Concerto, Beath) ; Werner Andreas Albert (conductor: Brumby - Concerto) ; Jan Sedivka (violin: Brumby - Concerto) ; Colin Spiers (piano: Spiers) ; Montefiore Trio (Holland - Trio) ; Ray Lemond (piano: Holland - Scattering of leaves, Gross - Sydney Harbour blues) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Bartlett) ; Paul Hooper (mandolin: Bartlett, Allworth - Twilight) ; Linda Vogt (flute: Strahan) ; Gordon Bennett (violin: Strahan) ; Winifred Durie (viola: Strahan) ; Barbara Woolley (violoncello: Strahan) ; Eric Gross (piano: Allworth - Study in blue) ; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Gross - Strings sonorous) ; Patrick Thomas (conductor: Gross - Strings sonorous) ; Adrian Hooper (mandolin: Allworth - Twilight) ; Joyce Bootsma (mandola: Allworth - Twilight) ; Barbara Hooper (guitar: Allworth - Twilight) ; Michael Hooper (bass guitar: Allworth - Twilight) ; Jan Delpratt (soprano: Beath) ; Richard Mills (conductor: Beath).

Capture session: Carr-Boyd recorded EMI Studios 301, Sydney 1.7.92; Brumby recorded ABC, 1983; Dodd recorded EMI Studios 301, Sydney, 10.2.93; Spiers recorded at Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, November 1993; Holland - Trio recorded ABC, 1991; Holland - Scattering of leaves recorded 2MBS-FM; Bartlett recorded in the Church of All Saints, Woollahra, Sydney, 16.8.94; Strahan recorded analogue tape, 1968; Allworth - Study in blue recorded EMI Studios 301, Sydney, 12.11.94; Gross - Strings sonorous recorded ABC, 1991; Allworth - Twilight recorded EMI Studios 301, Sydney, 2.9.95; Beath recorded ABC, November 1992; Gross - Sydney Harbour blues recorded 2MBS-FM, Studio C, 26.5.92.


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