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Chamber music

CD

Chamber music : live recordings, 1995-2003 / Elliott Gyger.

  • 1 CD (80 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
  • Library Availability: CD 1525 — Available for loan

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This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
As the wind moves through the harp (2000) for soprano and percussion Elliott Gyger 12 mins, 29 sec.
A garden for Orpheus (1999) — octets: oboe, horn, percussion, guitar, harp, viola, cello, double bass — 1st movement only
Recorded/performed at: Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, on 7 May 99.
Performers: Fromm Players at Harvard, cond. Jeffrey Milarsky.
Elliott Gyger 10 mins, 48 sec.
Polishing firewood (2001) for cello and ensemble Elliott Gyger 21 mins, 44 sec.
Si doux (1997) for six instruments Elliott Gyger 13 mins, 49 sec.
Simple harmonic motion (1995) for bass clarinet in B flat, marimba, violin and cello Elliott Gyger 4 mins, 41 sec.
Soli (2003) three pieces for string quartet Elliott Gyger 15 mins, 20 sec.

Product details

Duration: 80 min.

Contents note: Simple harmonic motion -- Si doux -- A garden for Orpheus (1st movement) -- As the wind moves through the harp -- Polishing firewood -- Soli.

Capture session: Simple harmonic motion recorded at Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., USA on 8 December 1996 ; Si doux recorded at Clancy Auditorium, University of NSW, Sydney on 9 August 1997 ; A garden for Orpheus recorded at Paine Hall Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., USA on 7 May 1999 ; As the wind moves through the harp recorded at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., USA on 19 December 2000 ; Polishing firewood recorded at Sonic Boom Festival, The Knitting Factory, New York City on 11 November 2001 ; Soli recorded at Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., USA on 23 October 2003.

Performers: Harvard Group for New Music (Simple harmonic motion) ; Catherine Playoust (bass clarinet: Simple harmonic motion) ; Robert Schultz (percussion: Simple harmonic motion) ; David Santucci (violin: Simple harmonic motion) ; David Russell (violoncello: Simple harmonic motion) ; Elliott Gyger (conductor: Simple harmonic motion, As the wind moves through the harp) ; Australia Ensemble (Si doux) ; Fromm Players at Harvard (Garden for Orpheus) ; Jeffrey Milarsky (conductor: Garden for Orpheus) ; Elizabeth Keusch (soprano: As the wind moves through the harp) ; Craig McNutt (percussion: As the wind moves through the harp) ; Hans Morrison (percussion: As the wind moves through the harp) ; Ed Stefan (percussion: As the wind moves through the harp) ; New York New Music Ensemble (Polishing firewood) ; James Baker (conductor: Polishing firewood) ; The Ying Quartet (Soli) ; Timothy Ying (violin: Soli) ; Janet Ying (violin: Soli) ; Phillip Ying (viola: Soli) ; David Ying (violoncello: Soli).

Non-commercial recording - for study purposes only.

Liner notes include text of 'As the wind moves through the harp'.


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