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||The breaking of the drought poem for voice and orchestra||Roy Agnew||10 mins, 15 sec.|
||Moonscape (1972) for string orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, on 17 Aug 73.
|Eric Gross||7 mins, 32 sec.|
||Such is life (1992) for sextet||Dulcie Holland||4 min, 31 sec.|
||Symphony no. 1 for full orchestra||Dorian Le Gallienne||28 min, 21 sec.|
||Sonata for solo flute (1959) for flute solo||Larry Sitsky||11 mins, 32 sec.|
||Sonata for viola and piano||Robert Trumble||14 min, 14 sec.|
Duration: 77 min.
Contents note: Symphony no. 1 / Dorian Le Gallienne -- Breaking of the drought / Roy Agnew -- Moonscape / Eric Gross -- Sonata for viola and piano / Robert Trumble -- Sonata for solo flute / Larry Sitsky -- Such is life / Dulcie Holland.
Capture session: Symphony no. 1 recorded at Studio 225, Chatswood NSW, on 28 February 1984 ; Breaking of the drought recorded at Studio 520, Collinswood SA, on 29 April 1993 ; Moonscape recorded at Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, on 17 August 1973 ; Sonata for viola and piano recorded at Studio 325, Melbourne, on 27 July 1981 ; Sonata for solo flute recorded at ABC Orchestral Studio, Finance House, Brisbane, in 1963 ; Such is life recorded at Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, on 29 June 2003.
Liner notes include brief programme notes.
CD prepared by Australian Music Unit, ABC Classic FM.
Performers: Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Symphony no. 1) ; Wilfred Lehmann (conductor: Symphony no. 1) ; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Breaking of the drought) ; Roland Peelman (conductor: Breaking of the drought) ; Elizabeth Campbell (mezzo-soprano: Breaking of the drought) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Moonscape) ; Patrick Thomas (conductor: Moonscape, flute: Sonata for solo flute) ; Paul O'Brien (viola: Sonata for viola and piano) ; Donald Thornton (piano: Sonata for viola and piano) ; The Gallery Players (Such is life) ; Alan Holley (director: Such is life).
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