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Home thoughts from abroad

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Home thoughts from abroad : music from Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records — 7 March, 1992 [JADCD1028 ] — 1 CD (70 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
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  • Library Availability: CD 133 — Available for loan

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This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
Please contact our Sales Department to confirm pricing and availability.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Lone wreck (1990) for mandolin solo
Recorded/performed at: EMI Studios 301, on 21 Jun 90.
Robert Allworth Paul Hooper 3 mins, 25 sec.
Pastorale (2006) for string trio
Recorded/performed at: Greenwich, NSW, on 15 Mar 92.
Robert Allworth Ann Carr-Boyd 4 mins, 53 sec.
Prelude for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (1991) for organ solo
Recorded/performed at: Church of All Saints, Woollhara, Sydney, on 24 Sep 91.
Robert Allworth Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 15 sec.
Searchlights and bonfires (1988) for organ solo
Recorded/performed at: Saint Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, on 7 Apr 92.
Lawrence Bartlett Lawrence Bartlett 5 mins, 22 sec.
Poems from the Chinese (1979) for mezzo-soprano voice with chamber ensemble
Betty Beath Janet Delpratt, Floyd Williams, Gary Williams 10 mins, 10 sec.
Home thoughts from abroad (1987) for mezzo-soprano voice with chamber ensemble
Ann Carr-Boyd 6 mins, 42 sec.
Suite : for flute and harpsichord (or piano) (1990) — flute with harpsichord
Recorded/performed at: Greenwich, NSW, on 15 Mar 92.
Ann Carr-Boyd Edgars Kariks, Ann Carr-Boyd 13 mins, 33 sec.
Music for Wilton, op.186 (1991) for chamber ensemble
Recorded/performed at: EMI Studios 301, on 7 Nov 91.
Eric Gross Eric Gross 7 mins, 50 sec.
Hunt (1973) — solo piano Dulcie Holland Muriel Cohen
In the Dreamtime (1973) — solo piano Dulcie Holland Muriel Cohen
Concert pieces (1984) for piano trio
Recorded/performed at: Grevillea Studios, Albion, Queensland
Mary Mageau 9 mins, 40 sec.

Product details

Duration: 70 min.

Contents note: Home thoughts from abroad / Carr-Boyd -- Pastorale / Allworth -- Concert pieces / Mageau -- Suite for flute & harpsichord (comprising Prelude, Badinerie, American dream, Toccata) / Carr-Boyd -- Searchlights & bonfires / Bartlett -- Poems from the Chinese / Beath -- Prelude for the Resurrection / Allworth -- In the Dreamtime, and The hunt / Holland -- Music for Wilton / Gross -- The lone wreck / Allworth.

Performers: Macquarie Baroque Players (Carr-Boyd - Home thoughts) ; Ann Carr-Boyd (harpsichord: Allworth - Pastorale, Carr-Boyd - Suite) ; Darling Downs Trio (Mageau) ; Edgars Kariks (flute: Carr-Boyd - Suite) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Bartlett, Allworth - Prelude) ; Jan Delpratt (soprano: Beath) ; Floyd Williams (clarinet: Beath) ; Gary Williams (violoncello: Beath) ; Betty Beath (piano: Beath); Muriel Cohen (piano: Holland) ; Paul Hooper (mandolin: Gross, Allworth - Lone wreck) ; Christine Sattler (flute: Gross) ; Ingrid Pearson (clarinet: Gross) ; Fiona McNamara (bassoon - Gross) ; Susan Blake (violoncello: Gross) ; Adrian Hooper (mandolin : Gross) ; Joyce Bootsma (mandola: Gross) ; Barbara Hooper (guitar: Gross) ; Eric Gross (conductor : Gross).

Capture session: Allworth Pastorale & Carr-Boyd Suite recorded at the Summer House of Rosemary Parle, Greenwich, NSW ; Bartlett recorded St Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, 7.4.92 ; Allworth Prelude recorded Church of All Saints, Woollahra, Sydney, 24.9.91 ; Mageau recorded Grevillea Studios, Albion, Qld. ; Gross and Allworth Lone wreck recorded EMI Studios 301, Sydney, 7.11.91 and 21.6.90.

Recording level: DDD.

Words for Home thoughts (Carr-Boyd) by Jean Delbridge, and for Poems (Beath) by Kenneth Rexroth.


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