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Phoenix and the turtle

CD

Phoenix and the turtle : [music of Australian composers].

  • Published by Jade Records — 29 June, 1993 [JADCD1039] — 1 CD (71 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 158 — Available for loan

Out of Print

This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.

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Product details

Duration: 71 min.

Contents note: The phoenix and the turtle / Colin Brumby -- 3 preludes for piano / Robert Allworth -- Flute concerto / Colin Brumby -- Henry Lawson & Robert Burns songs / Eric Gross -- Three signatures for oboe / Dulcie Holland -- The vision of Mary Mackillop / Miriam Hyde -- Fur seals / Lawrence Bartlett -- Fandango / Ann Carr-Boyd.

Performers: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Phoenix and the turtle, Flute concerto) ; Miriam Hyde (piano: 3 preludes, The vision of Mary Mackillop) ; Dulcie Holland (piano: 3 preludes) ; Betty Beath (piano: 3 preludes) ; Vernon Hill (flute: Flute concerto) ; Alan Light (bass baritone: Henry Lawson & Robert Burns songs) ; Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Henry Lawson & Robert Burns songs) ; Eric Gross (conductor: Henry Lawson & Robert Burns songs) ; Hiroyuki Iwaki (conductor: Phoenix and the turtle, Flute concerto) ; Mark Bruwel (oboe: Three signatures for oboe) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Fur seals) ; Sydney Mandolins (Fandango) ; Adrian Hooper (conductor: Fandango).

Capture session: Tracks 2, 5, 6 & 7 recorded at EMI's Studio 301, 1993. Betty Beath's performance recorded at Grevillea studios, Brisbane. Tracks 1, 3, 4 & 8 are ABC productions.

Notes included on insert.


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