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Forbidden colours


Forbidden colours : [orchestral music by] Smalley, Formosa, Brophy & Kos.

  • Published by Vox Australis [VAST015-2.] — 1 CD (65 min.)
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Forbidden colours (1988) for full orchestra Gerard Brophy 11 min, 33 sec.
Dedica (1982) for oboe and orchestra Riccardo Formosa 8 mins, 49 sec.
Violin concerto (1986) — violin with full orchestra Bozidar Kos 23 mins, 6 sec.
Diptych (1991) Homage to Brian Blanchflower Roger Smalley 19 mins, 50 sec.

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Duration: 65 min.

Contents note: Diptych (Homage to Brian Blanchflower) / Roger Smalley -- Dedica / Riccardo Formosa -- Forbidden colours / Gerard Brophy -- Violin concerto / Bozidar Kos.

Recording level: DDD, AAD.

Includes programme notes and biographical information about the composers and performers.

Capture session: Diptych recorded live at Merlyn Theatre, The Malthouse, Melbourne, on 23 May 1992 ; Dedica recorded at Moorabbin Town Hall, on 11 March 1983 ; Forbidden colours recorded live at ABC Ferry Road Studio, Brisbane, on 14 June 1991 ; Violin concerto recorded live at ABC Ferry Road Studio, Brisbane, on 27 June 1990.

Performers: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Smalley, Formosa) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Brophy, Kos) ; Gunther Schuller (conductor: Smalley) ; Patrick Thomas (conductor: Formosa) ; Jeffrey Crellin (Oboe: Formosa) ; Myer Fredman (conductor: Brophy) ; John Hopkins (conductor: Kos) ; Dene Olding (violin: Kos).

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