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Star chant

CD

Star chant / Ross Edwards.

  • Published by ABC Classics — 2007 [4766161] — 1 CD (60 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
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  • Library Availability: CD 1805 — 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
Symphony no. 1 : Da Pacem Domine (1991) for full orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Adelaide Town Hall, on 2007.
Ross Edwards Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Richard Mills 27 mins, 20 sec.
Symphony no. 4 (2001) for chorus and orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Adelaide Town Hall, on 2007.
Ross Edwards Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Chamber Singers, Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus, Richard Mills 32 mins, 36 sec.

Product details

Two majestic pieces by Australian composer Ross Edwards are presented on this new album. Da pacem Domine is a prayer for peace, grounded in human ritual, whereas Star Chant reflects the eternal grandeur of the night sky and includes a chorus singing the names of the celestial features in various Aboriginal languages. Performed by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra with the Adelaide Chamber Singers and the Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus conducted by Richard Mills, both pieces will leave you contemplating the nature of our existence.

Duration: 60 min.

This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics.

Recording level: DDD

Booklet includes programme notes, "The astronomy of Star Chant" by Fred Watson and biographical notes on performers.


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