Rush ; The adventures of Sebastian the Fox, and other goodies.
Featured Australian works
||Adventures of Sebastian the Fox — quartets: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon||George Dreyfus||Diane Ridell, Geoffrey Dodd, Marla Swift, George Dreyfus||11 mins, 11 sec.||Buy as MP3|
||Old Melbourne (1973) — duos: bassoon, guitar||George Dreyfus||George Dreyfus, Jochen Schubert||17 mins, 36 sec.||Buy as MP3|
||Rush — duos: bassoon, guitar||George Dreyfus||George Dreyfus, Jochen Schubert||3 mins, 5 sec.||Buy as MP3|
||Trio (1957) — trios: flute, clarinet, bassoon||George Dreyfus||Diane Ridell, Marla Swift, George Dreyfus||15 mins, 57 sec.||Buy as MP3|
||Little suite (1960) — trios: flute, clarinet, bassoon||Margaret Sutherland||Diane Ridell, Marla Swift, George Dreyfus||7 mins, 15 sec.||Buy as MP3|
Also includes: Petite suite / A. Weiss -- Three pieces / W. Piston.
Features two of George Dreyfus' best-known compositions. Rush is one of Australia's most popular TV theme tune and a Top 40 hit. The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox, written for the ABC children's television series, was inspired by a whimsical text about a cunning little fox and his adventures in the human world. Other pieces by Dreyfus include Trio and Old Melbourne. Pieces by Margaret Sutherland, Adolph Weiss and Walter Piston round out this enjoyable set.
Duration: 74 min.
Performers: Diane Ridell (flute) ; Geoffrey Dodd (oboe) ; Marla Swift (clarinet) ; George Dreyfus (bassoon) ; Jochen Schubert (guitar) ; Bruce Knappett (narrator).
Words to The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox by Tim Burstall.
Includes programme notes.
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