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||The breaking of the drought poem for voice and orchestra||Roy Agnew||10 mins, 15 sec.|
||Moonscape (1972) for string orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, on 17 Aug 73.
|Eric Gross||7 mins, 32 sec.|
||Such is life (1992) continuous variation||Dulcie Holland||4 mins, 31 sec.|
||Symphony no. 1 for full orchestra||Dorian Le Gallienne||28 min, 21 sec.|
||Sonata for solo flute (1959) for flute solo||Larry Sitsky||11 mins, 32 sec.|
||Sonata for viola and piano||Robert Trumble||14 min, 14 sec.|
Duration: 77 min.
Contents note: Symphony no. 1 / Dorian Le Gallienne -- Breaking of the drought / Roy Agnew -- Moonscape / Eric Gross -- Sonata for viola and piano / Robert Trumble -- Sonata for solo flute / Larry Sitsky -- Such is life / Dulcie Holland.
Capture session: Symphony no. 1 recorded at Studio 225, Chatswood NSW, on 28 February 1984 ; Breaking of the drought recorded at Studio 520, Collinswood SA, on 29 April 1993 ; Moonscape recorded at Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, on 17 August 1973 ; Sonata for viola and piano recorded at Studio 325, Melbourne, on 27 July 1981 ; Sonata for solo flute recorded at ABC Orchestral Studio, Finance House, Brisbane, in 1963 ; Such is life recorded at Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, on 29 June 2003.
Liner notes include brief programme notes.
Performers: Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Symphony no. 1) ; Wilfred Lehmann (conductor: Symphony no. 1) ; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Breaking of the drought) ; Roland Peelman (conductor: Breaking of the drought) ; Elizabeth Campbell (mezzo-soprano: Breaking of the drought) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Moonscape) ; Patrick Thomas (conductor: Moonscape, flute: Sonata for solo flute) ; Paul O'Brien (viola: Sonata for viola and piano) ; Donald Thornton (piano: Sonata for viola and piano) ; The Gallery Players (Such is life) ; Alan Holley (director: Such is life).
CD prepared by Australian Music Unit, ABC Classic FM.
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