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Arc of light

CD

Arc of light : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records — 1994 [JADCD1050] — 1 CD (71 min.)
  • Sales Availability: We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 22 Feb 2019.
  • Library Availability: CD 230 — Available for loan

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We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 22 Feb 2019.

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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