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Antarctica : the film music / composed by Nigel Westlake.

  • Published by Tall Poppies — 1992 [TP012] — 1 CD (38 min.)
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  • Library Availability: CD 125 — Available for loan


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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDurationMP3
Antarctica (1991) for full orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Rhinoceros Studio, Sydney
Nigel Westlake Carl Vine 37 mins, 3 sec. Buy as MP3
Penguin circus (1991) mixed percussion ensemble (optional bass)
Recorded/performed at: Rhinoceros Studio, Sydney.
Nigel Westlake Carl Vine 2 mins, 3 sec. Buy as MP3
Threnody (1992) for solo cello and string orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Rhinoceros Studio, Sydney
Nigel Westlake David Pereira, Carl Vine 1 mins, 44 sec. Buy as MP3

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Australia's first IMAX film with powerfully evocative music by Nigel Westlake which captures the awesome spaces and the delights of the local fauna and features soloists David Pereira (cello), Dene Olding (violin), Timothy Kain (guitar) and Christine Douglas (soprano). The orchestra is conducted by composer Carl Vine.

Duration: 38 min.

Contents note: Yearning for the continent -- The last place on earth -- Penguin play -- Threnody -- Penguin circus -- Canyons of ice -- Meltponds/Dry valleys/The ice core -- Scott's theme -- Wooden ships -- At the pole -- Scott's theme -- Finale -- Postlude.

Recording level: DDD.

Performers: David Pereira (solo cello) ; Louise Johnson (harp) ; Timothy Kain (guitar) ; Phillippe Marc Anquetil (boy soprano) ; Christine Douglas (solo soprano) ; Carl Vine (conductor) ; Dene Olding (violin) ; Robert Ingram (violin) ; Irena Morozov (viola) ; Julian Smiles (cello) ; Michael Askill (percussion) ... et al.

Includes biographical notes on composer.

Music composed for film "Antarctica".

Capture session: Recorded in Rhinoceros Studio, Sydney.

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