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  • Published by Move Records — 2008 [MD3323] — 1 CD (60 min.)
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  • Library Availability: CD 1952 — Available for loan


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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDurationMP3
Earwig (2006) for violin and guitar
Recorded/performed at: Move Records studio, Melbourne
Tim Hansen Zoe Black, Daniel McKay 7 mins, 6 sec. Buy as MP3
Two night movements (1990) — duos: guitar, violin
Recorded/performed at: Move Records studio, Melbourne
Phillip Houghton Zoe Black, Daniel McKay 9 mins, 8 sec. Buy as MP3
Character interludes (2000) for flute and guitar
Recorded/performed at: Move Records studio, Melbourne
Elena Kats-Chernin Zoe Black, Daniel McKay 13 mins, 53 sec. Buy as MP3

Also includes: Sonatina Bulgarica / Atanas Ourkouzonov -- Histoire du Tango / Astor Piazzolla.

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Crossing over between ragtime, tango, modern classical and folk music of various cultures, this collection of recent works for violin and guitar spans a period of a shade over twenty years, from Astor Piazzolla's 1986 composition Histoire du Tango, to Tim Hansen's 2007 re-scoring of Earwig for Zoƫ and Daniel. Given the contemporary nature of the repertoire, and the fact that two of the works here receive their premiere recordings, it seems apt to 'borrow' the title from Piazzolla's concert-hall tango 'of today', Concert d'aujourd'hui. With the obvious exception of Piazzolla, the whirlwind tour through Europe, Argentina and Australia heard on d'aujourd'hui is provided by some of Europe and Australia's most exciting living composers.

Duration: 60 min.

Liner notes include programme notes and biographical notes on composers and performers.

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