Sons of the south : choral music of Australia / conductor Noel Ancell, Australian Boys Choir, The Vocal Consort.
Featured Australian works
||Alleluia for SATB choir||Dulcie Holland||3 mins, 20 sec.|
||Past life melodies (2004) for treble voice choir and 4 celli (optional)||Sarah Hopkins||6 mins, 53 sec.|
||Island songs (1994) for SA choir||Stephen Leek||8 min, 8 sec.|
||Songs of space, sea & sky for SSAA acapella voices||Stephen Leek||3 min, 4 sec.|
||Tunggare (1997) for mixed voices (SATB) a cappella||Stephen Leek||2 min, 14 sec.|
||Morning song for the Christ child (1966) for unaccompanied mixed chorus||Peter Sculthorpe||2 mins, 55 sec.|
||Sun music (1966) for voices and percussion||Peter Sculthorpe||8 min, 19 sec.|
Duration: 59 min.
Contents note: Waltzing Matilda / arr. Eric Austin Phillips -- Tunggare / Stephen Leek -- A song of the republic / Noel Ancell -- Hush : on the death of a bush church / Iain Grandage -- Ferry me across the water / Lyn Williams -- Easterly / Alan John -- Past life melodies / Sarah Hopkins -- Alleluia / Dulcie Holland -- Morning song for the Christ child / Peter Sculthorpe -- Island songs (Monkey and turtle ; Trade winds ; Morning tide) ; Until I saw the sea / Stephen Leek -- A happy life / Vaughan McAlley -- Sun music for voices / Peter Sculthorpe.
Performers: Australian Boys Choir ; The Vocal Consort ; Calvin Bowman (piano) ; Noel Ancell (conductor).
Capture session: Recorded at Xavier College Chapel and Wesley Church, Melbourne, between August 1998 and June 2000.
Liner notes include brief programme notes.
Score: Alleluia / Dulcie Holland.
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