Concerto grosso : music of Australian composers.
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||Prelude for Saint Bernadette||Robert Allworth||2 min, 16 sec.|
||Prelude for Saint Hilda||Robert Allworth||1 min, 48 sec.|
||Zarcon 3 (1994) for string trio||Robert Allworth||6 min, 17 sec.|
||Three guitar pieces||Colin Brumby||7 min, 55 sec.|
||The Amorous judge, op. 51 (1965) — 1 act opera — Judge's aria
Recorded/performed at: Union Theatre, University of Sydney, on Apr 65.
Performed by Alan Light (bass-baritone) and the Union Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Eric Gross.
|Eric Gross||Alan Light, Eric Gross||3 mins, 17 sec.|
||Two miniatures for the Sydney Mandolins||Eric Gross||5 min, 44 sec.|
||Three humours (1975) for unaccompanied violin.||Dulcie Holland||10 min, 15 sec.|
||Concerto grosso (1982) for full orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Ferry Road Studios, Brisbane, on 12 Mar 87.
|Mary Mageau||22 mins|
Duration: 54 min.
Contents note: Concerto grosso / Mary Mageau -- Prelude for Saint Hilda ; Prelude for Saint Bernadette ; Zarcon 3 / Robert Allworth -- Three humours for violin unaccompanied / Dulcie Holland -- Three guitar pieces / Colin Brumby -- Two miniatures for the Sydney Mandolins ; The judge's aria (from the opera The amorous judge) / Eric Gross.
Booklet includes brief programme notes.
Performers: Brisbane Baroque Trio (Mageau) ; Adelaide Brown (flute: Mageau) ; Gary Williams (violoncello: Mageau) ; Mary Mageau (harpsichord: Mageau) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Mageau) ; Wilfred Lehmann (conductor: Mageau) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Allworth - Preludes) ; Yasue Kikuchi (violin: Allworth - Zarcon 3) ; Kazuo Takagi (viola: Allworth - Zarcon 3) ; Izumi Yamazaki (violoncello: Allworth - Zarcon 3) ; Stan W. Kornel (violin: Holland) ; Jan Carter (guitar: Brumby) ; Adrian Hooper (mandolin: Gross - Two miniatures) ; Paul Hooper (mandolin: Gross - Two miniatures) ; Joyce Bootsma (mandola: Gross - Two miniatures) ; Barbara Hooper (guitar: Gross - Two miniatures) ; Michael Hooper (bass guitar: Gross - Two miniatures) ; Alan Light (bass baritone: Gross - Judge's aria) ; Union Theatre Orchestra (Gross - Judge's aria) ; Eric Gross (conductor: Gross - Judge's aria).
Capture sessions: Mageau recorded at Ferry Road Studios, ABC, Brisbane, 12 March 1987 ; Allworth - Preludes recorded at St Michael's Church, Vaucluse, Sydney, 16 February 1993 ; Allworth - Zarcon 3 recorded live at the Asian Composers Forum 95 in Sendai, Japan, March 1995 ; Holland recorded at Studios 301, Sydney, 1 June 1992 ; Brumby remastered and denoised at Studios 301, Sydney, January 1999 ; Gross - Two miniatures recorded at Studio C, 2MBS-FM, Sydney, 13 December 1998 ; Gross - Judge's aria live recording at the Union Theatre, University of Sydney, April 1965.
Score: Zarcon 3 / Robert Allworth.
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