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Orchestral works


Orchestral works / Eugene Goossens.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Concertino for double string orchestra, op. 47 Eugene Goossens 13 min, 12 sec.
Concert piece, op. 65 Eugene Goossens 22 min.
Divertissement, op. 66 (1914) for chamber ensemble Eugene Goossens 18 min, 40 sec.
Eternal rhythm, op. 5 Eugene Goossens 20 min, 25 sec.
Fantasy for nine wind instruments, op. 36 Eugene Goossens 10 min.
Kaleidoscope, op. 18 — solo piano Eugene Goossens 9 min, 50 sec.
Oboe concerto, op. 45 Eugene Goossens 12 min, 28 sec.
Symphony no. 1, op. 58 for full orchestra Eugene Goossens 42 min, 9 sec.
Symphony No. 2, op. 62 for full orchestra Eugene Goossens 38 min, 47 sec.
Tam O-Shanter, op. 17a (1919) for full orchestra Eugene Goossens 3 min, 16 sec.
Variations on a Chinese theme, op. 1 Eugene Goossens 27 min, 19 sec.

Product details

The definitive recording of Eugene Goossens orchestral works. One of the most influential figures in Australia's musical landscape, this re-release of the major orchestral works features three of Australia's top orchestras - the Sydney Symphony, the Melbourne Symphony, and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Duration: 219 min.

Contents note: CD1: Symphony no. 1, op. 58 -- Oboe concerto, op. 45 -- Tam O'Shanter, op. 17a -- Concert piec, op. 65 -- CD2: Symphony no. 2, op. 62 -- Concertino for strings, op. 47 -- Fantasy for winds, op. 36 -- CD3: Divertissement, op. 66 -- Variations on a Chinese theme, op. 1 -- The eternal rhythm, op. 5 -- Kaleidoscope, op. 18.

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

Liner notes include programme notes and biographical notes on composer and performers.

Capture session: CD1 recorded at Perth Concert Hall in March & November 1996 ; Symphony no. 2, Concertino for strings recorded live in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House November 19-20 & 30, 1993 ; Fantasy for winds recorded 30 November, 1993 at the Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney ; CD3 recorded at the Melbourne Concert Hall, October 1995.

Performers: West Australian Symphony Orchestra (Symphony no. 1 ; Oboe concerto ; Tam O'Shanter ; Concert piece) ; Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Symphony no. 2 ; Concertino for strings ; Fantasy for winds) ; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Divertissement ; Variations on a Chinese theme ; Eternal rhythm ; Kaleidoscope) ; Vernon Handley (conductor).

Related Media

- CD booklet notes: Orchestral works [ABC Classics: 4767632]

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