Orchestral works / Eugene Goossens.
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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).
- CD booklet notes: Orchestral works [ABC Classics: 4767632]
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