Five songs from the astronauts / Martin Friedel.
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||Five songs from the astronauts (1995) for soprano, baritone and instrumental ensemble
Recorded/performed at: Gasworks Theatre, Melbourne, on 16 Dec 95.
These songs form part of the cantata, The Third Planet and were first performed under the musical direction of John McCaughey, with Merlyn Quaife(soprano), John Cummins (baritone), Briar Goessi and Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Rosanne Hunt (cello), Craig Hill (clarinet), John Arcaro (timpani), Kim Bastin (piano).
|Martin Friedel||John McCaughey, Merlyn Quaife, John Cummins||18 mins, 23 sec.|
Duration: 19 min.
1. The departure -- 2. Across the field of grass - 3. The ride to the sky -- 4. The silence -- 5. Seeing the earth rise over the Moon.
Non-commercial recording, for study purposes only.
This recording is of the original (1995) version of the piece.
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