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OSSIA

CD

OSSIA : Australian composers, Volume 1.

  • Published by Jade Records — 1991 [JADCD1024 ] — 1 CD (74 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
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  • Library Availability: CD 129 — Available for loan

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This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
Please contact our Sales Department to confirm pricing and availability.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Splendour of the past (1990) for mandolin duet
Recorded/performed at: EMI Studio 301
Robert Allworth Paul Hooper, Adrian Hooper 4 mins
For E.G (1991) for flute with piano
Recorded/performed at: Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney, on 8 Aug 91.
Anne Boyd 1 mins, 9 sec.
Gelb: violett (1989) for flute solo
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 210, on 14 Mar 90.
Chris Dench Laura Chislett 6 mins, 24 sec.
Sunrise (1986) — studio produced music (pre-recorded sound)
Recorded/performed at: Sydney University Experimental Sound Studio
Ian Fredericks 10 mins, 50 sec.
Photophoresis (1989) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Lazenby Hall, University of New England
Ann Ghandar Ann Ghandar 3 mins, 55 sec.
Romance for mandolin and organ, op.177 (1990) — mandolin with organ
Recorded/performed at: St Michael's Anglican Church, Vaucluse, Sydney
Eric Gross Paul Hooper, Lawrence Bartlett 9 mins, 48 sec.
Winter's shadow (1983) for harpsichord and wind chimes
Recorded/performed at: Grevillea Recording Studios
Mary Mageau Mary Mageau 3 mins, 15 sec.
Arcturus timespace (1987) for soloist (amplified mandolin, percussion) and 'tape', with optional light and image projection
Recorded/performed at: 2MBS-FM, Sydney
Ian Shanahan Stephen Morey 11 mins, 57 sec.
Fantasia no. 8, on D-B-A-S (1990) for solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music
Larry Sitsky Larry Sitsky 8 mins, 12 sec.
Ladder of escape (1984) — nonets: 9 bass clarinets
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 210, on Jun 85.
Michael Smetanin Nigel Westlake 3 mins, 32 sec.
Korokon (1983) — duos: violin, piano
Recorded/performed at: ABC Studio 225, on 1986.
Michael Whiticker Rotraud Schneider, Daniel Herscovitch 10 mins, 44 sec.

Product details

Duration: 74 min.

Contents note: Ladder of escape / Smetanin ; Splendour of the past / Allworth ; Photophoresis / Ghandar ; Romance op. 177 / Gross ; For E.G. / Boyd ; Arcturus timescape / Shanahan ; Fantasia no. 8, on D-B-A-S / Sitsky ; Gelb: violett, for alto flute / Dench ; Winter's shadow / Mageau ; Korokon / Whiticker ; Sunrise / Fredericks.

CD produced as a project of the Federation of Australian composers.

Recording level: ADD, DDD.

Performers: Nigel Westlake (clarinets: Smetanin) ; Paul Hooper (mandolin: Allworth, Gross) ; Adrian Hooper (mandolin: Allworth) ; Ann Ghandar (piano: Ghandar) ; Lawrence Bartlett (organ: Gross) ; Jane Lewis (flute: Boyd) ; Simon Docking (piano: Boyd) ; Stephen Morey (amplified mandolin and percussion: Shanahan) ; Larry Sitsky (piano: Sitsky) ; Laura Chislett (alto flute: Dench) ; Mary Mageau (harpsichord and windchimes: Mageau) ; Rotraud Schneider (violin: Whiticker) ; Daniel Herscovitch (piano: Whiticker).

Capture session: Smetanin recorded ABC Studio 210, June 1985 ; Allworth recorded EMI Studio 301 ; Ghandar recorded Lazenby Hall, Uni. of New England ; Gross recorded St Michael's Anglican Church, Vaucluse, Sydney ; Boyd recorded Everest Theatre, Uni. of Sydney, 8.8.91; Shanahan recorded 2MBS-FM ; Sitsky recorded Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music ; Dench recorded ABC Studio 210, 14.5.90 ; Mageau recorded Grevillea Recording Studios ; Whiticker recorded ABC Studio 225, 1986 ; Fredericks recorded Suess.

Includes biographical and programme notes by composers.


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