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Arc of light

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Arc of light : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records — 1994 [JADCD1050] — 1 CD (71 min.)
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Diversions, op. 20 (1994) for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Recorded/performed at: WA Conservatorium of Music, Perth., on 10 Apr 94.
Geoffrey Allen Jack Harrison, Jay Harrison, Jill Mowson 8 mins, 5 sec.
Spirit of the new moon (1989) — trios: 3 oboes
Recorded/performed at: St Catherine's School, Toorak, Vic., on 10 Jul 91.
Robert Allworth Melba Trio 3 mins
Splendour of the past (1990) for organ solo
Recorded/performed at: All Saints Church, Woollahra, Sydney, on 24 Sep 91.
Robert Allworth Lawrence Bartlett 5 mins, 8 sec.
Kakadu (1987) — duos: flute, violin
Recorded/performed at: Joseph Post Auditorium, Sydney Conservatorium of Music., on 9 May 92.
Colin Bright austraLYSIS 7 mins, 41 sec.
The Debris of all certainties — trios: keyboard, percussion, string
Recorded/performed at: Joseph Post Auditorium, Sydney Conservatorium of Music., on 21 Sep 90.
Roger Dean austraLYSIS 5 mins, 43 sec.
Mandigar 2 (1993) for mandolin ensemble Eric Gross Sydney Mandolins, Adrian Hooper 9 mins, 15 sec.
Strands II
Recorded/performed at: Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney., on 8 Aug 91.
Elliott Gyger Garland Ensemble, Elliott Gyger 2 mins, 16 sec.
Threshold (1994) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Ron Craig Studios, on 15 Aug 94.
Elliott Gyger Simon Docking 2 mins, 45 sec.
AK-47 (1994) for piano (with optional electronic bass drum)
Recorded/performed at: Ron Craig Studios, Mittagong NSW, on 15 Aug 94.
Matthew Hindson Simon Docking 5 mins, 38 sec.
The Composer falling asleep (1993) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Recorded at 2MBS-FM, Sydney
Dulcie Holland Ray Lemond 1 mins, 50 sec.
An Essential geography — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Ron Craig Studios, Mittagong NSW, on 15 Aug 94.
Michael Lonsdale Simon Docking 8 mins, 12 sec.
Arc of light (1993) for solo (concert grand) piano
Recorded/performed at: Ron Craig Productions, Mittagong, N.S.W., on 15 Aug 94.
Ian Shanahan Simon Docking 4 mins, 21 sec.
Cathy's song (1988) encore piece, for sopranino or alto recorder
Recorded/performed at: Studios 301, Sydney., on 21 Jun 90.
Ian Shanahan Ian Shanahan 55 sec.
Helical ribbon (1991) for recorder solo
Recorded/performed at: Studios 301, Sydney, on 21 Jun 90.
Ian Shanahan Ian Shanahan 37 sec.
Lingua silens florum (1991) for recorder solo
Recorded/performed at: EMI Studios 301, Sydney., on 27 Nov 91.
Ian Shanahan Ian Shanahan 1 mins
Ladder of escape (1984) — nonets: 9 bass clarinets
Michael Smetanin Nigel Westlake 3 mins, 34 sec.

Product details

Duration: 71 min.

Includes some programme notes.

Capture session: Threshold, Arc of light, Essential geography and AK-47 recorded 15/8/94. Strands II recorded at concert, Everest Theatre, 8/8/91. Spirit of the new moon recorded Saint Catherine's School, Toorak, 10/7/91. Mandigar 2 recorded by the A.B.C. Kakadu and Debris recorded live at a concert in the Joseph Post Auditorium, 9/5/92. Diversions recorded live at a concert at the W.A. Conservatorium of Music, 10/4/94. Cathy's song, Lingua silens florum and Helical ribbons recorded in EMI Studio 301, 21/6/90. Composer falling asleep recorded by 2MBS-FM. Ladder of escape recorded All Saints Church, Woollahra 24/9/91.

Performers: Simon Docking (piano: Threshold ; Arc of light ; Essential geography ; piano and electronic bass drum: AK-47) ; Garland Ensemble (Strands II) ; Melba Trio (Spirit of the new moon) ; Sydney Mandolins (Mandigar 2) ; Australysis Ensemble (Kakadu ; Debris) ; Jay Harrison (oboe: Diversions) ; Jack Harrison (clarinet: Diversions) ; Jill Mowson (bassoon: Diversions) ; Ian Shanahan (sopranino recorder: Cathy's song ; prepared alto recorder: Lingua silens florum ; alto recorder: Helical ribbon) ; Ray Lemond (piano: Composer falling alseep) ; Nigel Westlake (bass and contrabass clarinet: Ladder of escape) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Splendour of the past).


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