Journeys / Young Voices of Melbourne ; directed by Mark O'Leary.
Featured Australian works
|Sea of berries||Paul Jarman|
|Shackleton for Treble choir||Paul Jarman|
|Volta do mar largo for choir||Paul Jarman|
|Warri and Yatungka||Paul Jarman|
|Devil himself (1993) for treble choir with piano — Botany bay||Stephen Leek|
|Island songs (1994) for SA choir||Stephen Leek|
|Road poem (2004) for SA choir||Dan Walker|
Journeys is Young Voices of Melbourne’s sixth cd recording. It contains highlights from the choirs 2003 and 2004 repertoire including songs by Australian composers Paul Jarman, Dan Walker and Stephen Leek, as well as some great international pieces. Highlights include a lively performance of popular Torres Strait Island Song Sesere eeye, and David Childs’ beautiful Weep No More.
Duration: 61 min.
Contents note: Morning tide / trad. Torres Strait Island song, arr. Stephen Leek -- Botany Bay / Australian folk song, arr. Stephen Leek -- Warri and Yatungka / Paul Jarman -- Serere eeye / trad. Torres Strait Island song -- Road poem / Dan Walker -- Shackleton ; The sea of berries (from the song cycle 'Turn on the open sea') ; Volta do mar largo (from the song cycle 'Turn on the open sea') / Paul Jarman -- Weep no more / David N. Childs -- Into the sky / Malcolm Dalglish -- Las Amarillas / Mexican folk song, arr. Stephen Hatfield -- Sheep are in the meadow / Northumbrian lullaby, arr. Malcolm Dalglish -- Yo le canto todo el dia / David L. Brunner -- Dulaman / Irish folk song, arr. Michael McGlynn -- Aizu bandaisan / Japanese folk song, arr. Hiroshi Ishimaru -- I'm goin' up a yonder / Walter Hawkins, arr. Martin Sirvatka.
Performers: Young Voices of Melbourne ; Mark O'Leary (director) ; Julia Piggin (piano).
Liner notes include translations of song lyrics, and brief program notes.
Capture session: recorded at Xavier College Chapel, Melbourne, August-October 2004.
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