The potato factory / music by Carl Vine.
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||Potato factory (1999) for full orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Studio 200, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, on Jun 99.
|Carl Vine||Tall Poppies Orchestra, Carl Vine||48 mins, 8 sec.||Buy as MP3|
The mini-series of Bryce Courtenay's "The Potato Factory"
screened on the Channel 7 Network (Australia) in July, 2000.
Starring Lisa McCune, Ben Cross and Sonia Todd, this is a ripper
yarn of Dickensian London and early life in the colonies. Carl's
music adds a whole new dimension to the story, ranging from the
majestic to the tragic.
The Tall Poppies Orchestra performs this remarkable score conducted by the composer, and the recording was co-produced by Tall Poppies' Belinda Webster and recording engineer Christo Curtis.
Duration: 49 min.
Streets of London -- Young love goes wrong -- Mary's hands -- Mary's first job -- Egyptian Mary -- Ikey's shopped -- Ikey escapes -- Transportation to the colonies -- Hannah the viper -- Ikey & Mary -- Business in the colonies -- Tommo & Hawk -- Going bush -- Ikey's safe -- Reunited.
Liner notes include programme notes and biographical notes on composer.
Capture session: recorded 30 May & 6 June, 1999, at Studio 200, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney.
Recording level: DDD
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