Fantasias, quartets and nocturnes / Warren Burt.
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Duration: 90 min.
Contents note: CD 1: Fantasia -- Quartet -- Nocturne : music to midnite -- CD 2: Second fantasia : in 19 tone -- Second quartet : in 19 tone -- Second nocturne : in 19 tone -- Third fantasia : succulent flower with ellipsis, in 31 tone -- Third quartet : John Brack, in 31 tone -- Third nocturne : in 31 tone.
Liner notes include programme notes. Part of a documentation project funded by a 1998-2000 Australia Council Composer Fellowship.
Dedication note: Nocturne : music to midnite: "for Ralphe Rickman" -- Caption.
Composition dates: Fantasia, Quartet and Nocturne composed 1986 ; Third fantasia : succulent flower with ellipsis composed 1988 ; all other works composed 1987.
Each of the Fantasia, Quartet and Nocturne works employs free serial, strict serial and reassembled free keyboard improvisations respectively. These structures are subsequently realised in 12, 19 and 31 tone scales.
Composed using a Macintosh computer, IBM XT Clone computer, Casio CZ 101, Serge analogue synthesiser, Akai S900 sampler, Personal Composer software and Macintosh notation utility.
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