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ABC radio themes


ABC radio themes : classic themes from popular ABC radio programs.

  • Published by ABC Classics [4724462] — 1 CD (59 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 920 — Reference (not for loan) copy only

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
Russian rag (1996) for ensemble Elena Kats-Chernin
Why not (1998) — trios: clarinet, trombone, piano Elena Kats-Chernin
Olympia Australis Sean O'Boyle

Product details

Duration: 59 min.

Contents note: ABC Radio News theme: Majestic fanfare / Williams -- Listener Requests: Bergamasca (from Ancient airs and dances) / Respighi -- Margaret Throsby: Sonata in G / Scarlatti -- The Music Show: Perpetuum mobile / Jeffes -- For the god who sings: Prelude (from Te Deum) / Charpentier -- Blue Hills: Pastorale / Hanmer -- The Argonauts: Old Mother Hubbard / Fraser -- Music Deli: Bulgar frailach / trad. -- Books and Writing: Assez vif (from String quartet) / Ravel -- Singers of Renown: Ho sognato una cassetta (from Il tabarro) / Puccini -- Hospital Half Hour: Melody on the move / Richardson -- Late Night Live: Russian rag/Why not / Elena Kats-Chernin -- Music for Pleasure: Rondo for piano and orchestra in B flat / Beethoven -- Jazztrack: Windows of Arquez / Rohde -- Country Hour: Merrymakers' dance (from Nell Gwyn) / German -- Sunday Morning Concert: Adagio (from Les Petits Riens) / Mozart -- Sporting Highlights: Thunder and lighning polka / J. Strauss II -- New Music Australia: To the gods (from Sabat Jesus) / David Chesworth -- 2000 Olympics Broadcasts: Olympia Australis / Sean O'Boyle -- ABC Radio News: Majestic fanfare / Williams.

Performers: Sydney Alpha Ensemble (Russian rag/Why not) ; David Stanhope (conductor: Russian rag/Why not) ; Emma O'Brien (soprano: To the gods) ; Marnie Council (alto: To the gods) ; Hartley Newnham (countertenor: To the gods) ; Chung Wai Soong (baritone : To the gods) ; Ross Hazeldine (keyboards/samples: To the gods) ; Wendy Couch (percussion: To the gods) ; Mary Doumany (harp: To the gods) ; Simon Myers (trombone: To the gods) ; The Queensland Orchestra (Olympia Australis) ; Sean O'Boyle (conductor: Olympia Australis).

Liner notes include information on each radio program.

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