Serious music in Australia: III. Melbourne.
Featured Australian works
|Voices from the fire (1991) Symphony no. 3 — 2nd movt: Elegie||Brenton Broadstock|
|Sextet for didjeridu and wind instruments (1971) — sextets: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, didjeridu, horn
Recorded/performed at: Canberra Spring Festival, on 3 Oct 71.
|George Dreyfus||George Winunguj, Adelaide Wind Quintet|
|Symphony no. 2. Allegro||George Dreyfus|
|Symphony no. 3 (2000) Mater magna — Feroce||Ross Edwards|
Duration: 54 min.
Contents note: Symphony no. 3, 1st movement / Ross Edwards -- Scintillation II (excerpt); Concerto for marimba and small orchestra (excerpt) / Julian Yu -- Symphony no. 3, 2nd movement / Brenton Broadstock -- Symphony no. 2, 1st movement; Sextet for didjeridu and wind instruments (excerpt) / George Dreyfus -- Batavia (excerpt) / Richard Mills.
Performers: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Symphony no. 3 / Edwards; Symphny no. 2); Markus Stenz (conductor: Symphony no. 3 / Edwards) ; Synergy Percussion (Scintillation II) ; Robert Clark (marimba: Concerto for marimba and small orchestra) ; The Academy of Melbourne (Concerto for marimba and small orchestra) ; Brett Kelly (conductor: Concerto for marimba and small orchestra) ; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Symphony no. 3 / Broadstock) ; Patrick Thomas (Symphony no. 3 / Broadstock) ; David Measham (conductor: Symphony no. 2) ; George Winunguj (didjeridu: Sextet for didjeridu and wind instruments) ; Adelaide Wind Quintet (Sextet for didjeridu and wind instruments) ; Bruce Martin (bass: Batavia) ; State Orchestra of Victoria (Batavia) ; Richard Mills (conductor: Batavia).
Liner notes in German.
Non-commercial recording produced by Bayerischer Rundfunk (Munich), 2002.
Part 3 of Bayerischer Rundfunk's series "Serious music in Australia". The program also includes interviews with Markus Stenz, Julian Yu, George Dreyfus and Steve Walter.
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