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Hyde Park shuffle


Hyde Park shuffle : Australian light music.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Caribbean dance Arthur Benjamin 3 min, 29 sec.
From San Domingo for violin with piano Arthur Benjamin 3 min, 15 sec.
Jamaican rumba for full orchestra Arthur Benjamin 2 mins, 18 sec.
Serenade for small orchestra George Dreyfus 5 mins, 37 sec.
Rebecca's dream Jack Grimsley 3 min, 19 sec.
Waiata poi for full orchestra Alfred Hill 2 mins, 44 sec.
Bobsleigh Eric Jupp 2 min, 39 sec.
Ocean Road Mike Kenny 2 min, 31 sec.
Blue Mountains Henry Krips 5 min, 11 sec.
Legend Henry Krips 7 min, 42 sec.
Romanze Henry Krips 2 min, 57 sec.
Serenata piccola Henry Krips 4 min, 18 sec.
Hyde Park shuffle William Lovelock 4 min, 29 sec.
Four musical sketches (1928) — solo piano — Down Longford Way only Katharine Parker 2 min, 30 sec.
Lifesavers' march Tommy Tycho 3 min, 54 sec.
Argentina Frederick Whaite 3 min, 56 sec.

Product details

Australia's grand tradition of orchestral 'light classics' is showcased on this definitive collection. All-time favourites such as Arthur Benjamin's Jamaican Rumba and Alfred Hill's Waiata Poi are joined by lesser-known but equally appealing works like Tommy Tycho's Lifesavers' March and Mike Kenny's Ocean Road.

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra have long championed this repertoire having recorded several albums in the 1960s and 70s. With this recording, conducted by Guy Noble, these timeless Australian light classics are presented in sparkling new digital recordings for a new generation of listeners to enjoy

Duration: 61 min.

Contents note: Jamaican rumba / Arthur Benjamin -- Serenata piccola / Henry Krips -- Ocean Road / Mike Kenny -- Down Longford way / Katharine Parker, arr. Percy Grainger -- Argentina / Frederick Whaite -- Romanze / Henry Krips -- From San Domingo / Arthur Benjamin -- Bobsleigh / Eric Jupp -- Waiata poi / Alfred Hill, arr. Henry Krips -- Blue Mountains / Henry Krips -- Rebecca's dream / Jack Grimsley -- Legend / Henry Krips -- Livesavers' march, from Sydney suite / Tommy Tycho -- Serenade for small orchestra / George Dreyfus -- Hyde Park shuffle / William Lovelock -- Caribbean dance: a new Jamaican rumba / Arthur Benjamin.

This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics.

Capture session: Recorded 25-28 August 1998 and 17-18 May 2001 at Studio 520, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Adelaide.

Performers: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra ; Guy Noble (conductor) ; Janis Laurs (violoncello: Legend).

Liner notes include programme notes and notes on the composers and performers.

Related Media

- CD booklet notes: Hyde Park shuffle [ABC Classics: 4762722]

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