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Swooning : music of endless rapture.

  • Published by ABC Classics [4720472] — 1 CD (67 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 828 — Reference (not for loan) copy only

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Duration: 67 min.

Contents note: My life before me / Kilar -- The aeolian harp / Berlioz -- Ständchen / Schubert -- In trutina (from Carmina burana) / Orff -- One hand, one heart (from West Side story) / Bernstein -- Ye banks and braes / Percy Grainger -- Höchsten heiles wunder! (from Parsifal) / Wagner -- Idylle / Chabrier -- Largo (from The four seasons: Winter) / Vivaldi -- Adagio cantabile (from Piano sonata 'Pathétique') / Beethoven -- Pas de deux (from The Nutracker) / Tchaikovsky -- Lagrima / Ritenour -- Soave sia il vento (from Cosi fan tutte) / Mozart -- O voo da pomba / Milladoiro -- Dawn mantras / Ross Edwards -- O spectabiles viri / Hildegard von Bingen -- Come again / Dowland.

Liner notes include an introduction by Christopher Lawrence.

Performers: Polyphony (Ye banks and braes) ; Stephen Layton (conductor: Ye banks and braes) ; Sydney Children's Choir (Dawn mantras) ; Cantillation (Dawn mantras) ; Jan Sheldon (soprano: Dawn mantras) ; Matthew Doyle (didjeridu: Dawn mantras) ; Jim Franklin (shakuhachi: Dawn mantras) ; Rixon Thomas (cor anglais: Dawn mantras) ; Ian Cleworth (percussion: Dawn mantras) ; Brian Nixon (percussion: Dawn mantras) ; Lyn Williams (conductor: Dawn mantras).

Related Media

- CD booklet notes: Swooning [ABC Classics: 4720472]

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