Chamber music made and played in Australia, 1945-1952.
Featured Australian works
||Cello sonata||Edgar Bainton||16 min, 11 sec.|
||String quartet No. 2 in G minor for string quartet||Alfred Hill||22 mins, 10 sec.|
||Quartet in G minor||Margaret Sutherland||14 min, 45 sec.|
||Sonata for saxophone or cello & piano (1942) for saxophone or cello, and piano||Margaret Sutherland||8 mins, 3 sec.|
Duration: 62 min.
Contents note: String quartet No. 2 "Maori" / Alfred Hill -- Quartet in G minor ; Fantasy sonata / Margaret Sutherland -- Cello sonata / Edgar Bainton.
This product forms part of the following series: Anthology of Australian music (CSM:23).
Booklet includes programme notes and brief history of sound recording.
Recording level: ADD.
Remastered at the National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra, January 1996.
Performers: Queensland State String Quartet (Hill) ; Ernest Llewellyn (violin: Hill) ; Harold Tabener (violin: Hill) ; David Powell (viola: Hill) ; Don Howley (violoncello: Hill) ; Thomas White (clarinet: Sutherland - Quartet; saxophone: Sutherland - Fantasy sonata) ; Roy White (horn: Sutherland - Quartet) ; William Krasnick (viola: Sutherland - Quartet) ; Margaret Sutherland (piano: Sutherland - Quartet, Fantasy sonata) ; John Kennedy (violoncello: Bainton) ; Edgar Bainton (piano: Bainton).
Part of a joint project of the National Film and Sound Archive, the Australian Music Centre, and the Canberra School of Music.
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