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Sun, fun and other disappointments

CD

Sun, fun and other disappointments : the music of Michael Easton / [Michael Easton]

  • 1 CD (61 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 220 — Available for loan

Out of Print

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

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Cocktail suite for two for piano duo Michael Easton 5 mins, 38 sec.
Colloque sentimentale (1987) for voice with piano Michael Easton
Concerto for piccolo, percussion and strings (1986) — piccolo with string orchestra Michael Easton 12 mins, 47 sec.
Conversations Michael Easton 2 min, 8 sec.
Dans les bois (1987) for voice with piano Michael Easton
Deux chanson pour l'arriere-saison Michael Easton 3 min, 13 sec.
Dorothy Parker says Michael Easton 7 min, 25 sec.
Flute sonata Michael Easton 9 min, 57 sec.
How pleasant to know Mr Lear (1985) for baritone voice with piano Michael Easton Ian Cousins, Len Vorster 5 mins, 9 sec.
Moods (1984) — solo piano Michael Easton 6 mins, 31 sec.
Sun, fun and other disappointments Michael Easton 8 min, 28 sec.

Product details

Duration: 61 min.

Contents note: Moods for piano -- Deux chansons pour l'arriere-saison (Colloque sentimentale ; Dans les bois) -- Cocktail suite -- Sun, fun and other disappointments -- Flute sonata -- How pleasant to know Mr. Lear -- Conversations -- Piccolo concerto -- Dorothy Parker says.

Capture session: "Dorothy Parker says" recorded at Dex Studios, Melbourne. "Piccolo concerto" recorded live at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival 1992 in St. John's Anglican Church.

Includes biography and programme notes.

Performers: Len Vorster (piano: Moods for piano, Deux chansons, Cocktail suite, Sun, fun, Flute sonata, How pleasant to know Mr Lear) ; Kathleen Southall-Casey (soprano: Deux chansons, Sun, fun) ; Michael Easton (piano: Cocktail suite, Dorothy Parker says) ; Richard Thurlby (flute: Flute sonata) ; Ian Cousins (baritone: How pleasant to know Mr Lear) ; Rebecca Chambers (piano: Conversations) ; Frederick Shade (piccolo: Piccolo concerto) ; Brett Kelly (conductor: Piccolo concerto) ; Deidre Rubenstein (vocals: Dorothy parker says).


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