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Grass Tree Hill

CD

Grass Tree Hill : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records [JADCD1051] — 1 CD (69 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Five preludes (1993) for chamber ensemble Robert Allworth 6 min, 27 sec.
Piece for string quartet (1975) for string quartet Robert Allworth 4 min, 31 sec.
Prelude for the Principality of Monaco in honour of its cathedral Robert Allworth 5 min, 11 sec.
Prelude in honour of her Serene Highness PrincessGrace Robert Allworth 6 min, 31 sec.
Children of three cities Lawrence Bartlett 8 min, 2 sec.
Twilight pastoral (1994) for solo piano Colin Brumby 2 mins, 41 sec.
Blues in Orange (1994) — solo piano Ann Carr-Boyd 2 mins, 54 sec.
Grasstree Hill (1994) — solo piano Ann Carr-Boyd 3 mins, 2 sec.
Fantasia for A.L.P., op.187 (1992) — trios: organ, 2 mandolins
Recorded/performed at: All Saints Woollahra, Sydney, on 15 Aug 94.
Eric Gross 4 mins, 59 sec.
Five simple pieces for piano, op.169 (1989) — solo piano — Sydney harbour blues, op.169/4
Recorded/performed at: EMI Studios 301, Sydney, on 12 Nov 94.
Eric Gross Eric Gross 2 mins, 41 sec.
HabaƱera-serenade, op.31 — solo piano Eric Gross 4 mins, 6 sec.
Serenade (1993) for chamber ensemble Eric Gross 7 min, 19 sec.
Cradle song for a special child (1993) for string quartet
Recorded/performed at: University of Queensland, Brisbane, on 9 Dec 94.
Dulcie Holland Rachael Hunt, Nigel Bardsley, Geoffery Stewart Richardson, Tara Cuddeford 4 mins, 2 sec.
Three dances for a new doll (1942) piano solo
Dulcie Holland Dulcie Holland 7 mins, 5 sec.

Product details

Duration: 69 min.

Contents note: Grass Tree Hill / Carr-Boyd -- Blues in Orange / Carr-Boyd -- Children of three cities / Bartlett -- Fantasia for A.L.P. / Gross -- Prelude in honour of her Serene Highness Princess Grace-in memoriam / Allworth -- Prelude for the Principality of Monaco in honour of its cathedral 'Our Lady's immaculate heart' / Allworth -- Three dances for a new doll: Serenade ; Quick step ; Rig a jig / Holland -- Cradle song for a special child / Holland -- Piece for string quartet 'Lady in blue' / Allworth -- Habanera-Serenade / Gross -- Sydney Harbour blues / Gross -- Serenade / Gross -- Five preludes / Allworth -- Twilight pastoral / Brumby.

Performers: Ann Carr-Boyd (piano: Grass Tree Hill ; Blues in Orange) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Children of 3 cities, Fantasia for A.L.P. ; Prelude in honour ; Prelude for the Principality) ; Paul Hooper (mandolin: Children of 3 cities ; Fantasia for A.L.P. ; Prelude in honour ; Prelude for the Principality ; Serenade ; Five preludes) ; Adrian Hooper (mandolin: Fantasia for A.L.P. ; Prelude in honour ; Prelude for the principality) ; Dulcie Holland (piano: Three dances) ; Rachael Hunt (violin: Cradle song ; Piece for string quartet) ; Nigel Bardsley (violin: Cradle song ; Piece for string quartet) ; Geoffrey Stewart-Richardson (viola: Cradle song ; Piece for string quartet) ; Tara Cuddeford (cello: Cradle song ; Piece for string quartet) ; Eric Gross (piano: Habanera-Serenade ; Sydney Harbour blues) ; Michael Scott (flute: Serenade ; Five preludes) ; Josef Hanic (oboe: Serenade ; Five preludes) ; Gabor Reeves (clarinet: Serenade ; Five preludes) ; Tony Buddle (horn: Serenade ; Five preludes) ; Gordon Skinner (bassoon: Serenade ; Five preludes) ; Colin Brumby (piano: Twilight pastoral).

Capture session: Grass Tree Hill, Blues in Orange, Three dances, Habanera-Serenade and Sydney Harbour blues recorded at EMI Studio 301, Sydney 12/11/94. Serenade and Five preludes recorded by the ABC 17/10/94 in the Eugene Goossens Hall, Ultimo, Sydney. Children of 3 cities, Fantasia for A.L.P., Prelude in honour and Prelude for the Principality recorded by the ABC 16/8/94 in the Church of All Saints, Woollahra, Sydney. Cradle song, Piece for string quartet and Twilight pastoral recorded at the University of Queensland 9/12/94.


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