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Music for tuning forks

CD

Music for tuning forks / Warren Burt.

  • 1 CD (60 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
  • Library Availability: CD 1103 — Available for loan

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This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.

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Duration: 60 min.

Contents note: Improvisation in two ancient Greek modes -- Voices, tuning forks and accordion -- Almond bread harmonies II.

Performers: Warren Burt (tuning forks: Improvisation, conductor: Almond bread harmonies II) ; Ernie Althoff (tuning forks: Improvisation, Almond bread harmonies II) ; Astra Choir (Voices, tuning forks, and accordian) ; John McCaughey (conductor: Voices, tuning forks, and accordion) ; Catherine Schieve (accordion: Voices, tuning forks, and accordion ; tuning forks: Almond bread harmonies II) ; Rodney Berry (tuning forks: Almond bread harmonies II) ; Anja Tait (tuning forks: Almond bread harmonies II) ; Robert Paredes (tuning forks: Almond bread harmonies II).

Liner notes includes programme notes. This documentation project funded by a 1998-2000 Australia Council Composer Fellowship.

Composition dates: Improvisation in two ancient Greek modes composed 1987 ; Voices, tuning forks and according composed 1986 ; Almond bread harmonies II composed 1985.

Capture sessions: Almond bread harmonies II recorded at ABC Studio 325, East Malvern, Victoria, on 5 December 1985 ; Improvisation in two ancient Greek modes recorded at ABC Studio 325, East Malvern, Victoria, on 17 February 1987 ; Voices, tuning forks, and accordion recorded at State Library, Melbourne, on 29 November 1986.

"Improvisation in two ancient Greek modes was made as a multitracked improvisation during a live broadcast of ABC Radio's 'Music Live' program...Almond bread harmonies II was written with an AIM-65 computer in FORTH using a Mandlebrot Matrix program I wrote" -- Liner notes.


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