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Music for a festive occasion

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Music for a festive occasion : music of Australian composers.

  • Published by Jade Records [JADCD1048 ] — 1 CD (71 min.)
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Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Morning in Port Augusta Robert Allworth 1 min, 38 sec.
Prelude for Christ the King (1991) for organ solo
Recorded/performed at: All Saints Church, Woollahra, Sydney, on 24 Sep 91.
Robert Allworth Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 55 sec.
Three bagatelles (1992) for cello with piano Robert Allworth 5 mins, 26 sec.
Procession for Elisabeth (1988) for organ
Recorded/performed at: St Michael's Vaucluse, Sydney, on 2 Nov 89.
Lawrence Bartlett Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 30 sec.
Song of childlike trust for choir Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 14 sec.
Lagu lagu manis (1993) for cello with piano Betty Beath 7 mins, 38 sec.
Mikri thalassa (1993) for mandolin ensemble Betty Beath 5 min, 1 sec.
Harlequin (1987) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Studio C, 2MBS-FM, Sydney, on 8 Sep 93.
Colin Brumby Ray Lemond 1 mins, 8 sec.
Fandango (1982) for mandolin ensemble
Recorded/performed at: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, on 7 Oct 83.
Ann Carr-Boyd Sydney Mandolins, Adrian Hooper 4 mins, 42 sec.
Images of Australia (1985) for full orchestra
Ann Carr-Boyd Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Mike Kenny 1 mins
Moonscape (1972) for string orchestra
Eric Gross Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Patrick Thomas 7 mins, 33 sec.
Meditations of Mary (1978) for organ solo Dulcie Holland 4 min, 54 sec.
Philomena Mary O'Leary Dulcie Holland 1 min, 56 sec.
Romantic song (1987) for flute and piano Dulcie Holland 3 mins, 20 sec.
Seamurmurs Dulcie Holland 2 min, 53 sec.
Overture for organ (1980) for organ
Recorded/performed at: Saint Michael's, Vaucluse, Sydney
Peter Sculthorpe Lawrence Bartlett 2 mins, 35 sec.
Cycles of Vega (1990) for chamber ensemble Ian Shanahan 10 min, 44 sec.
Flecks (1991) for solo piano Colin Spiers 2 mins, 19 sec.

Product details

Duration: 71 min.

Contents note: Images of Australia / Ann Carr-Boyd -- Fandango / Ann Carr-Boyd -- Song of childlike trust / Lawrence Bartlett -- Overture / Peter Sculthorpe -- Lagu lagu manis / Betty Beath -- Three bagatelles / Robert Allworth -- Cycles of Vega / Ian Shanahan -- Mikri thalassa (Little sea) / Betty Beath -- Prelude for Christ the king / Robert Allworth -- Morning in Port Augusta / Robert Allworth -- Harlequin / Colin Brumby -- Meditations of Mary / Dulcie Holland -- Sea murmurs / Dulcie Holland -- Philomena Mary O'Leary / Dulcie Holland -- Romantic song / Dulcie Holland -- Moonscape / Eric Gross -- Procession for Elisabeth / Lawrence Bartlett -- Flecks / Colin Spiers.

Includes some programme notes.

Capture session: 'Morning in Port Augusta' and 'Moonscape': Australian Broadcasting productions, 1974 and 1973 respectively. 'Images of Australia': Australian Broadcasting Corporation production, 1985. 'Fandango' and 'Mikri thalasa': Australian Broadcasting Corporation productions, produced by David Hinder, 1984 and 1993 respectively.

Performers: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Carr-Boyd - Images of Australia) ; Mike Kenny (conductor: Carr-Boyd - Images of Australia) ; Sydney Mandolins (Carr-Boyd - Fandango ; Beath - Mikri thalassa) ; Adrian Hooper (conductor: Carr-Boyd - Fandango ; Beath - Mikri thalassa) ; Saint Andrews Cathedral Choir (Bartlett - Song of childlike trust) ; Michael Hemans (organist and director: Bartlett - Song of childlike trust) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organist: Sculthorpe - Overture ; Allworth - Prelude for Christ the king ; Holland - Meditations of Mary ; Bartlett - Procession for Elisabeth) ; Gary Williams (cello: Beath - Lagu lagu manis ; Allworth - Three bagatelles) ; Betty Beath (piano: Beath - Lagu lagu manis ; Allworth - Three bagatelles) ; Roslyn Dunlop (Eb clarinet: Shanahan - Cycles of Vega) ; Daryl Pratt and Tony Cowdroy (percussion: Shanahan - Cycles of Vega) ; Queensland Symphony Orchestra (Allworth - Morning in Port Augusta ; Gross - Moonscape) ; Patrick Thomas (conductor: Allworth - Morning in Port Augusta ; Gross - Moonscape) ; Ray Resnik (piano: Brumby - Harlequin) ; Dulcie Holland (piano: Holland - Sea murmurs ; Romantic song) ; Mark Bruwel (oboe: Holland - Philomena Mary O'Leary) ; Michael Fowler (Spiers - Flecks).


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