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Leigh Harrold

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

Random Audio Sample: The domestic sublime : song-cycle for soprano and piano by Katy Abbott, from the CD domestic sublime

Articles by and about Leigh Harrold

24 Jan 2012 The legacy of a moonstruck clown by Leigh Harrold

The passing of time has simply refused to blunt the visceral impact of Pierrot Lunaire. Arnold Schoenberg’s not-quite-sane settings of German versions of French poems declaimed by an Italian clown continue to send ripples and shivers through the arteries of contemporary music. The work exerts an influence over new Western art music from which today’s performers and composers are never really free...

18 Dec 2012 Reflections of a trapped, rewired pianist by Leigh Harrold

In May 2008, approximately 1000 Zimbabweans made the pilgrimage to the town of Bulawayo for a rare performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Many had travelled several hundred kilometres for the privilege... This, seemingly, has little to do with a phone call I received two months ago, asking if I would be involved in an Australian staging of Allora and Calzadilla’s Stop, Repair, Prepare…: Variations on Ode to Joy for a prepared piano.

CDs, Books and Kits featuring Leigh Harrold

CD: Flute perspectives / Derek Jones, Leigh Harrold.

World premieres given by Leigh Harrold

3 laments : for solo piano by John Polglase

Idyll : for piccolo and piano by Andrew Howes— 2019 (Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music)

Talking points : miniature suite for viola and piano by Natalie Williams— 15 Aug 16 (ABC Studios, Tasmania)

Song of the goldfields : for soprano, violoncello and piano by Ann Carr-Boyd— 9 Nov 13 (Art Gallery of Ballarat, VIC)

Every sunrise (solo piano) by Quentin Grant— 4 Nov 13 (Elder Hall, Adelaide University)

Keith's Dream : for Bb clarinet and piano by Tom Henry— 6 Jul 12 (Melba Hall, University of Melbourne.)

Studies in odd times (solo piano) by Anne Cawrse— 25 Jun 12 (Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide, SA)

Scenes drawn from life (solo piano) by Quentin Grant— 6 Sep 11 (Pilgrim Church, Flinders St, Adelaide)

Moto perpetuo : four-hand piano by Anne Cawrse— 5 Sep 11 (Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide)

From the Spirit and the Maiden by Elena Kats-Chernin— 5 Oct 09 (Elder Conservatorium of Music, SA)

Rilke songs : for high voice and piano by Quentin Grant— 27 Jul 09 (Pilgrim Church, Flinders Street, Adelaide)

This too shall pass : soprano voice with piano by Anne Cawrse— 27 Jul 09 (Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide)

Hommage à Kurtág : for female voice and piano by James Cuddeford— 3 Sep 07 (Firm Concert Series, Pilgrim Church Adelaide SA)

The path to the red heart : piano, string quartet and double bass by Quentin Grant— 20 Nov 06 (Pilgrim Church, Adelaide)

Nomura Garden I (solo piano) by James Cuddeford— 23 May 05 (The Firm Concert Series, Adelaide)

Introduction, theme and variations : after Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. 111 by Anne Cawrse— 25 Oct 04 (Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide)

Angels : for solo piano by Quentin Grant— 17 Nov 03 (Pilgrim Church)