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Splendour of the past

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Splendour of the past : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records [JADCD1025] — 1 CD (72 min.)
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Prelude for Saint Catherine Laboure Robert Allworth 1 min, 50 sec.
The purple noon's transparent might (1989) — solo piano Robert Allworth 3 mins, 31 sec.
Spirit of the new moon (1989) — trios: 3 oboes Robert Allworth 3 min, 4 sec.
Splendour of the past (1990) for organ solo Robert Allworth 5 min, 12 sec.
Lament for Duncan (1991) for organ solo
Recorded/performed at: All Saints, Woollahra, Sydney, on 24 Sep 91.
Lawrence Bartlett Lawrence Bartlett 3 mins, 7 sec.
Song of childlike trust Lawrence Bartlett 2 min, 13 sec.
Nawang Wulan : guardian of the earth and rice (1980) for alto flute and piano Betty Beath 2 mins, 49 sec.
Images of Australia (1985) for full orchestra
Ann Carr-Boyd Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Mike Kenny 1 mins
Look at the stars (1978) for piano — Excerpt only Ann Carr-Boyd 4 mins, 16 sec.
Music for an imaginary Italian film (1986) for mandolin ensemble
Recorded/performed at: Studios 301, Sydney, on 13 May 91.
Ann Carr-Boyd Sydney Mandolins, Adrian Hooper 8 mins, 35 sec.
Suite for VĂ©ronique (1982) harpsichord
Recorded/performed at: 2MBS-FM, Sydney, on 1982.
Ann Carr-Boyd Nicholas Parle 10 mins, 55 sec.
Processional statement and retraction Eric Gross 5 min, 34 sec.
Meditations of Mary (1978) for organ solo Dulcie Holland 4 min, 51 sec.
Ongaku (1987) for mandolin Gordon Kerry 7 mins, 26 sec.
Lingua silens florum (1991) for recorder solo Ian Shanahan 1 mins, 1 sec.
Fantasia No. 7, on a theme of Liszt (1985) for solo piano Larry Sitsky 7 mins, 31 sec.

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Duration: 72 min.

Contents note: Splendour of the past / Allworth -- Music for an imaginary Italian film / Carr-Boyd -- Processional, statement & retraction / Gross -- Spirit of the new moon / Allworth -- Lament for Duncan / Bartlett -- Song of childlike trust / Bartlett -- Meditations of Mary / Holland -- Lingua silens florum / Shanahan -- Purple noon's transparent might / Allworth -- Ongaku / Kerry -- Prelude for Saint Catherine Laboure / Allworth -- Three piano pieces from Look at the stars / Carr-Boyd -- Nawang Wulan Guardian of the Earth & Rice / Beath -- Suite for Veronique / Carr-Boyd -- Fantasia No.7 on a theme of Liszt / Sitsky -- Images of Australia / Carr-Boyd.

Capture session: Track 1,3,5,7,11 recorded Church of All Saints Woollahra, Sydney 24.9.91 ; Track 16 ABC ; Track 12,14 2MBS-FM ; Track 9,15 recorded Canberra School of Music July 1991 ; Track 2,8,10 EMI Studios 301 May-Nov. 1991 ; Track 4 recorded St Catherine's School Toorak 10.7.91.

Performers: Track 1,3,5,7 & 11 - Lawrence Bartlett, organ ; Track 2 - Sydney Mandolins, conducted by Adrian Hooper ; Track 4 - Melba Trio ; Track 6 - St Andrews Cathedral Choir, organist & director Michael Hemans ; Track 8 - Ian Shanahan, prepared alto recorder ; Track 9 & 15 - Larry Sitsky, piano ; Track 10 - Paul Hooper, mandolin ; Track 12 - Ann Carr-Boyd, piano ; Track 13 - Betty Beath piano, Gillian Rankine alto flute ; Track 14 - Nicholas Parle, harpsichord ; Track 16 - Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mike Kenny.


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