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Icarus

CD

Icarus / Andrew Ford.

  • Published by Tall Poppies — 2001 [TP150] — 1 CD (68 min.)
  • Purchase Price: $23.00 (Usually ships in 1-10 days) — Add to Cart
  • Library Availability: CD 736 — Available for loan

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  Work Composer PerformersDurationMP3
Chamber concerto no. 3 : in constant flight (1988) for sextet
Recorded/performed at: Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado, on 5 Jul 88.
Andrew Ford Rohan Smith, Terra Australis Incognita, Tara Helen O'Connor, Bronwen Jones, Lisa Moore, Peter Jarvis, Mark Stewart, Andrew Ford 15 mins, 51 sec. Buy as MP3
Hymn to the sun (1999) for clarinet, celesta and harp
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 200, on 30 Mar 99.
Andrew Ford Kowmung Music Festival Ensemble, Peter Jenkin, Daryl Pratt, Alice Giles 2 mins, 17 sec. Buy as MP3
Icarus drowning (1998) for chamber ensemble
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 200, on 30 Mar 99.
Andrew Ford Andrew Ford, Kowmung Music Festival Ensemble, Peter Jenkin, Daryl Pratt, Alice Giles, Eva Gruesser, Rohan Smith, Deborah Lander, Joshua Gordon, Molly Bidlack, Mark Robinson 17 mins, 44 sec. Buy as MP3
Like Icarus ascending (1984) for solo violin
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 200, on 30 Mar 99.
Andrew Ford Rohan Smith 11 mins, 49 sec. Buy as MP3
Parabola (1989) — duos: 2 voices with chamber ensemble
Recorded/performed at: Music Auditorium, University of Wollongong, on 11 Sep 90.
Andrew Ford Richard Moore, Annette Tesoriero, Bronwen Jones, Lisa Moore, Daryl Pratt 20 mins, 16 sec. Buy as MP3

Product details

The Icarus mythology has fascinated Ford for many years, and here are all the pieces thus inspired. The Kowmung Music Festival Players are featured, along with Terra Australis recorded at the Aspen Festival. Barbara Blackman wrote the text for Parabola. "Like Icarus Ascending" features New York-based violinist Rohan Smith.

Duration: 68 min.

Contents note: Hymn to the sun -- Like Icarus ascending -- Chamber concerto no. 3: in constant flight -- Parabola -- Icarus drowning.

Recording level: DDD.

Liner notes include programme notes and biographical information on the composer and performers.


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