Fluctuating states of calm / chamber music of Sandra France
Featured Australian works
|Fluctuating States of Calm (2002) for cello solo||Sandra France||David Pereira||6 mins, 56 sec.|
|Miss Mugwort (1997) — octets: keyboard, percussion, string, woodwind
Performed by Virginia Taylor (flute), Nicole Canham (clarinet), Barbara Gilby (violin), Charlotte Winslade (cello), Gary France, Wyana Etherington (percussion), Kate Bowan (piano), Sandra France (toy whistle), Tor Fromyhr (conductor).
|Sandra France||7 mins, 49 sec.|
|Monism (1994) — duos: marimba, violin||Sandra France||Pal Eder, Gary France||6 mins, 28 sec.|
|String Quartet no. 1 (1993) for string quartet||Sandra France||Barbara Jane Gilby, David Pereira, Max Holzner, Katherine Owen||13 mins, 34 sec.|
|Three Miniatures for Piano Trio (2002) for piano trio||Sandra France||Kate Bowan, Barbara Jane Gilby, David Pereira||10 mins, 3 sec.|
|What Goes Around Comes Around — quartets: 3 clarinets, bass clarinet||Sandra France||Clarity Clarinet Quartet||1 mins, 58 sec.|
Also includes: Heritage Overture (Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Colin Piper) -- Duo for Flute and Cello (Virginia Taylor (flute), David Pereira (cello)) -- Miss Mugwort -- Kroger March (Lawrence University Wind Ensemble).
Chamber music of Sandra France, played by various musicians, most based in Canberra. Sandy lives in Canberra and writes with a unique voice. Her music deserves a wider audience, and this CD provides an introduction to her work. From works for solo cello, to string quartet and ensemble pieces, to works for wind band and orchestra, here is an overview of an emerging younger Australian composer.
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