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Giants in the land

CD

Giants in the land / Ian Holtham.

  • Published by Move Records — 2002 [MD3239] — 1 CD (78 min.)
  • Sales Availability: We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 2 Jan 2015.
  • Library Availability: CD 903 — Available for loan

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We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 2 Jan 2015.

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Recorded/performed at: Melba Hall, University of Melbourne
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Recorded/performed at: Melba Hall, University of Melbourne
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Product details

Here was sung the first songs,
here was breathed the message of the sun -
in those days there were giants in the land.
There was also magic in the air.


Recorded in Melba Hall at the University of Melbourne, this world premiere recording finds Melbourne pianist Ian Holtham performing a selection of recent Australian contemporary piano works, including those by Brenton Broadstock, Linda Kouvaras, Stephen Ingham, Stuart Greenbaum, Johanna Selleck and Christine McCombe.

Duration: 78 min.

Liner notes include programme notes and biographical notes on composers and performer.

Capture session: Recorded at Melba Hall, University of Melbourne, 1996, 1997 and 2001.


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