Sydney 2000, the Games of the XXVII Olympiad : official music from the Opening Ceremony.
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|Deep sea dreaming (2000) — treble choir with full orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games, Sydney., on 2000.
|Elena Kats-Chernin||Sydney Children's Choir, Sydney Symphony, Simone Young||7 mins, 49 sec.|
|Countdown fanfare for full orchestra||Richard Mills|
|Man from Snowy River (Olympic version)||Bruce Rowland|
|Games 2000 fanfare||David Stanhope|
Contents note: The flame / by John Foreman -- Dare to dream / by Paul Begaud, Vanessa Corish & Wayne Tester -- Heroes live forever / by John Gillard & Trevor White -- Under southern skies / by Damien Halloran and Maria Millward -- Countdown fanfare / by Richard Mills -- The man from Snowy River: Olympic version / by Bruce Rowland -- Fanfare / by James Morrison -- Advance Australia fair / by Peter Dodds McCormick -- Deep sea dreaming / by Elena Kats-Chernin -- Awakening / by Djakapurra Munyarryun ... [et al.] -- Fire / by Michael Askill -- Nature / by Chong Lim -- Tin Part 1 / by Ian Cooper & John Frolich -- Tin part 2 / by Paul Grabowsky -- Arrivals (movts I-V) / by Peewee Ferris -- Eternity / by David Hirschfelder -- Games 2000 fanfare / by David Stanhope -- Olympic hymn / by Spiros Samara -- Tibi omnes, from the Te Deum / Berlioz.
Performers: Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Mills, Rowland, Kats-Chernin, Stanhope) ; Richard Mills (conductor: Mills) ; Bruce Rowland (conductor: Rowland) ; Sydney Children's Choir (Kats-Chernin) ; Simone Young (conductor: Kats-Chernin) ; Michael Askill (percussion: Askill) ; Fire Percussion (Askill) ; David Stanhope (conductor: Stanhope).
Capture session: Mills, Kats-Chernin and Stanhope recorded in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House ; Rowland and Askill recorded at Studio 301, Sydney.
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