Nostalgica / Saffire
Featured Australian works
||Six fish (2003) for guitar quartet
Recorded/performed at: Jumpstart Studios, Brisbane., on Jun 04.
|Nigel Westlake||Saffire: the Australian Guitar Quartet||15 mins, 45 sec.|
Also includes: Rumba nostálgica / Juan Martín, arr. Koch -- Romance del Diablo / Astor Piazzolla, arr. Grigoryan -- Tango en skaï / Roland Dyens, arr. Koch -- Romanian folk dances / Béla Bartók, arr. Koch -- Riverdance / Bill Whelan, arr. Field -- She moved through the fair / trad. Celtic, arr. Koch -- American wake / Bill Whelan, arr. Field -- The Salley Gardens / trad. Celtic, arr. Koch -- Highway star / Deep Purple, arr. Koch.
Saffire are Australia's highest selling classical group. Their first, self-titled, album won the ARIA Award for Best Classical Recording and an extensive national touring schedule coupled with a massive media profile have earned them the status of pop stars.
Slava Grigoryan, Karin Schaupp, Gareth Koch and Antony Field present another breathtaking array of works from a fiery arrangement of Deep Purple's classic Highway Star, to Riverdance and Celtic folksong, tangos and rumbas and the world premiere recording of a new work by Nigel Westlake written for Saffire.
Duration: 55 min.
1. Guitarfish -- 2. Sunfish -- 3. Spangled emperor -- 4. Sling-jaw wrasse -- 5. Leafy sea dragon -- 6. Flying fish.
This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics.
Liner notes include programme notes and notes on the performers.
- CD booklet notes: Nostalgica [ABC Classics: 4762611]
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