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Music for a festive occasion

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Music for a festive occasion : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records [JADCD1048 ] — 1 CD (71 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
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  • Library Availability: CD 177 — 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
Morning in Port Augusta Robert Allworth 1 min, 38 sec.
Prelude for Christ the King (1991) for organ solo
Recorded/performed at: All Saints Church, Woollahra, Sydney, on 24 Sep 91.
Robert Allworth Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 55 sec.
Three bagatelles (1992) for cello with piano Robert Allworth 5 mins, 26 sec.
Procession for Elisabeth (1988) for organ
Recorded/performed at: St Michael's Vaucluse, Sydney, on 2 Nov 89.
Lawrence Bartlett Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 30 sec.
Song of childlike trust Lawrence Bartlett 2 min, 14 sec.
Lagu lagu manis (1993) for cello with piano Betty Beath 7 mins, 38 sec.
Mikri thalassa (1993) for mandolin ensemble Betty Beath 5 min, 1 sec.
Harlequin (1987) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Studio C, 2MBS-FM, Sydney, on 8 Sep 93.
Colin Brumby Ray Lemond 1 mins, 8 sec.
Fandango (1982) for mandolin ensemble
Recorded/performed at: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, on 7 Oct 83.
Ann Carr-Boyd Sydney Mandolins, Adrian Hooper 4 mins, 42 sec.
Images of Australia (1985) for full orchestra
Ann Carr-Boyd Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Mike Kenny 1 mins
Moonscape (1972) for string orchestra
Eric Gross Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Patrick Thomas 7 mins, 33 sec.
Meditations of Mary (1978) for organ solo Dulcie Holland 4 min, 54 sec.
Philomena Mary O'Leary Dulcie Holland 1 min, 56 sec.
Romantic song (1987) for flute and piano Dulcie Holland 3 mins, 20 sec.
Seamurmurs Dulcie Holland 2 min, 53 sec.
Overture for organ (1980) for organ
Recorded/performed at: Saint Michael's, Vaucluse, Sydney
Peter Sculthorpe Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 35 sec.
Cycles of Vega (1990) for chamber ensemble Ian Shanahan 10 min, 44 sec.
Flecks (1991) for solo piano Colin Spiers 2 mins, 19 sec.

Product details

Duration: 71 min.

Contents note: Images of Australia / Ann Carr-Boyd -- Fandango / Ann Carr-Boyd -- Song of childlike trust / Lawrence Bartlett -- Overture / Peter Sculthorpe -- Lagu lagu manis / Betty Beath -- Three bagatelles / Robert Allworth -- Cycles of Vega / Ian Shanahan -- Mikri thalassa (Little sea) / Betty Beath -- Prelude for Christ the king / Robert Allworth -- Morning in Port Augusta / Robert Allworth -- Harlequin / Colin Brumby -- Meditations of Mary / Dulcie Holland -- Sea murmurs / Dulcie Holland -- Philomena Mary O'Leary / Dulcie Holland -- Romantic song / Dulcie Holland -- Moonscape / Eric Gross -- Procession for Elisabeth / Lawrence Bartlett -- Flecks / Colin Spiers.

Capture session: 'Morning in Port Augusta' and 'Moonscape': Australian Broadcasting productions, 1974 and 1973 respectively. 'Images of Australia': Australian Broadcasting Corporation production, 1985. 'Fandango' and 'Mikri thalasa': Australian Broadcasting Corporation productions, produced by David Hinder, 1984 and 1993 respectively.

Performers: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Carr-Boyd - Images of Australia) ; Mike Kenny (conductor: Carr-Boyd - Images of Australia) ; Sydney Mandolins (Carr-Boyd - Fandango ; Beath - Mikri thalassa) ; Adrian Hooper (conductor: Carr-Boyd - Fandango ; Beath - Mikri thalassa) ; Saint Andrews Cathedral Choir (Bartlett - Song of childlike trust) ; Michael Hemans (organist and director: Bartlett - Song of childlike trust) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organist: Sculthorpe - Overture ; Allworth - Prelude for Christ the king ; Holland - Meditations of Mary ; Bartlett - Procession for Elisabeth) ; Gary Williams (cello: Beath - Lagu lagu manis ; Allworth - Three bagatelles) ; Betty Beath (piano: Beath - Lagu lagu manis ; Allworth - Three bagatelles) ; Roslyn Dunlop (Eb clarinet: Shanahan - Cycles of Vega) ; Daryl Pratt and Tony Cowdroy (percussion: Shanahan - Cycles of Vega) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Allworth - Morning in Port Augusta ; Gross - Moonscape) ; Patrick Thomas (conductor: Allworth - Morning in Port Augusta ; Gross - Moonscape) ; Ray Resnik (piano: Brumby - Harlequin) ; Dulcie Holland (piano: Holland - Sea murmurs ; Romantic song) ; Mark Bruwel (oboe: Holland - Philomena Mary O'Leary) ; Michael Fowler (Spiers - Flecks).

Includes some programme notes.


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