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Jeanell Carrigan

This is a stub entry only — it provides links to other resources by and about Jeanell Carrigan held in our catalogue.

Random Audio Sample: Another look at autumn : for solo piano by Nigel Sabin, from the CD But I want the harmonica...

Articles by and about Jeanell Carrigan

Jeanell Carrigan's celebration of diversity (plus an invitation to a CD launch) by Anni Heino

With more than a dozen CDs to her name, Jeanell Carrigan's dedication to recording works of our contemporary composers is impressive. In 2012, the AMC will have the pleasure of releasing two new CDs - Narratives and Detours, out earlier in 2012, and A Little Variation, scheduled for release towards the end of the year. Below, Carrigan talks about these two titles and her ongoing project of recording as much Australian music as possible.

You can join us for a special CD launch event on 5 October at 5pm at The Kings School Parramatta (entry via Russell St) - this is a unique opportunity to hear a selection of movements from Narratives and Detours, performed by Carrigan.

A new CD from the AMC: A Little Variation by pianist Jeanell Carrigan by Australian Music Centre

With more than a dozen CDs to her name, Jeanell Carrigan's dedication to recording the works of our contemporary composers is impressive. In 2012, the AMC released Narratives and Detours. Now comes A Little Variation, a CD that explores the variation form through works by Robert Davidson, Michael Hannan, Mark Isaacs, Justin McKay, John Polglase and Peter Webb.

Resurrecting the works of Meta Overman by Jeanell Carrigan

Pianist Jeanell Carrigan writes about her project to get the little known and mostly unperformed works of Dutch-born Australian composer Meta Overman published and recorded.

Rediscovering Australian women composers of piano music by Jeanell Carrigan

Jeanell Carrigan's latest project has uncovered a treasury of works for piano, written by Australian women active as composers, pianists and music educators in the late 19th century and throughout the 20th century. Three volumes of piano music, including CD recordings of the works, are now available from the AMC Shop. A selection of this beautiful repertoire is also available as a separate CD Nostalgia - Piano Music by Australian Women

Composing against the tide by Jeanell Carrigan

A surprisingly large number of women born in Australia between 1860 and 1915 became composers of piano music. For most of them this was not a task easily accomplished - they did not always receive encouragement, let alone earn a living from their creative work. Many of these composers have been largely forgotten, most of their works perhaps irretrievably lost. Jeanell Carrigan has been researching and discovering this repertoire, playing and recording the music of these women - and now writing their story in a new book entitled Composing Against the Tide.

Works commissioned and written for Jeanell Carrigan

Catacombs by Phillip Wilcher

Kumoi prelude by Phillip Wilcher

Waltz Nocturne by Phillip Wilcher

World premieres given by Jeanell Carrigan

Trio no. 1 : piano trio by David Hush— 14 Aug 14 (Recital Hall West, NSW)

Precipice : for oboe and piano by Elliott Gyger— 6 Oct 10 (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)

Analysis & Media

CD: Spin : Australian solo piano works. / Jeanell Carrigan, piano.