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There came a wind like a bugle

CD

There came a wind like a bugle : chamber music / by Nigel Butterley.

  • Published by Tall Poppies — 2001 [TP142] — 1 CD (79 min.)
  • Purchase Price: $23.00 (Usually ships in 1-10 days) — Add to Cart
  • Library Availability: CD 847 — Available for loan

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDurationMP3
Arioso (1960) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Concert Hall, Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music, on 8 Jan 96.
Nigel Butterley Ian Munro 1 mins, 24 sec. Buy as MP3
Child in nature (1957) for soprano and piano
Recorded/performed at: Concert Hall, Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music, on 25 Jul 92.
Nigel Butterley Gerald English, Nigel Butterley 12 mins, 50 sec. Buy as MP3
Comment on a popular song (1960) for piano
Recorded/performed at: Concert Hall, Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music, on 8 Jan 96.
Nigel Butterley Ian Munro 1 mins, 12 sec. Buy as MP3
Frogs (1995) a cycle of three songs for medium to high voice
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC, Sydney, on 5 Nov 95.
Nigel Butterley Gerald English, Ian Munro 2 mins, 42 sec. Buy as MP3
Il gubbo (1988) for piano
Recorded/performed at: Concert Hall, Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music, on 8 Jan 96.
Nigel Butterley Ian Munro 1 mins, 46 sec. Buy as MP3
Of wood (1995) for violoncello
Recorded/performed at: Concert Hall, Newcastle University Conservatorium of Music, on 11 Jul 95.
Nigel Butterley David Pereira 8 mins, 48 sec. Buy as MP3
There came a wind like a bugle (1987) — octets: 2 soprano, 2 alto, 2 tenor, 2 bass voices
Recorded/performed at: Chapel of St Scholastica's Convent, Glebe, Sydney, on 18 Jun 94.
Nigel Butterley Song Company, Roland Peelman 3 mins, 24 sec. Buy as MP3
The True Samaritan (1958) four unaccompanied motets
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC, Sydney, on 18 Jun 96.
Nigel Butterley Contemporary Singers, Antony Walker 12 mins, 37 sec. Buy as MP3
Uttering joyous leaves (1981) piano solo
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC, Sydney, on 1 Apr 93.
Nigel Butterley Stephanie McCallum 4 mins, 56 sec. Buy as MP3
White-throated warbler (1965) for sopranino recorder and harpsichord
Recorded/performed at: University of Western Sydney, on 24 Jan 98.
Nigel Butterley Ian Shanahan, Diana Blom 2 mins, 28 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
Evanston song (1978) for flute and piano
Recorded/performed at: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, University of NSW, Sydney, on Jul 87.
Nigel Butterley Geoffrey Collins, David Miller 4 mins, 22 sec. Buy as MP3

Product details

A collection of chamber works, written over a 30 year period by one of Australia's finest composers, Nigel Butterley. Included is the famous short work for recorder and harpsichord "The White-throated Warbler" in its first recording on CD. Veteran tenor Gerald English is also featured in two short song cycles. Butterley is well-known for his choral writing, and this CD includes two works, the early "The True Samaritan" sung by the Contemporary Singers conducted by Antony Walker, and "There came a Wind like a Bugle" sung by the Song Company conducted by Roland Peelman.

Duration: 79 min.

Recording level: DDD

Liner notes include programme notes, texts of vocal works, and biographies of composer and performers.


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