Murchitt : a daydream / Lawrence Whiffin ; text by William Henderson.
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|Murchitt (1997) a daydream||Lawrence Whiffin|
Duration: 26 min.
Contents note: mister murchitt woke up short -- and he, hanging by a thread -- anna murchitt entered heaven -- What fresh hell is this (until again).
There are two large sections rather than two movements, each with varying tempos interpreting the moods of the text.
Performers: Merlyn Quaife (soprano) ; Tyrone Landau (tenor) ; William Henderson (speaker) ; Miwako Abe (violin) ; Miranda Brockman (violoncello) ; Mardi McSullea (flute) ; Rianne Wilschut (clarinet) ; Paul Kopetz (bass clarinet) ; Robert Smithies (trumpet) ; Paul Sarcich (percussion) ; Joan Pollock (piano) ; Kim Bastin (synthesiser) ; Astra Choir ; John McCaughey (conductor).
Capture session: recorded at ABC Iwaki Auditorium, Southbank, Melbourne, 29 September 1998.
Accompanied by book: Murchitt: a daydream / by William Henderson. (Astra Publications, 1998)
Liner notes include programme note and biographical notes on composer and writer of text.
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