Until I saw : contemporary Australian choral music / St Peters Chorale.
Featured Australian works
||Four romantic choruses (1981) SATB a cappella||Colin Brumby||5 mins, 15 sec.|
||Past life melodies for SATB choir||Sarah Hopkins||7 mins, 21 sec.|
||Once on a mountain (1988) for S.A.T.B choir||Stephen Leek||20 min, 32 sec.|
||Songs of space, sea & sky (1989) for SATB a cappella choir||Stephen Leek||8 min, 21 sec.|
||O come, O come, Emmanuel||Ralph Morton||3 min, 1 sec.|
||I sing of a maiden for choir||John Nickson||2 mins, 2 sec.|
||Take, oh, take thoselips away||John Nickson||2 min, 20 sec.|
||The Birthday of thy King (1988) for unaccompanied mixed chorus||Peter Sculthorpe||2 mins, 27 sec.|
Duration: 52 min.
Contents note: Songs of sea, space and sky / Leek ; O come, O come, Emmanuel / Morton ; The birthday of thy King / Sculthorpe ; I sing of a maiden / Nickson ; Past life melodies / Hopkins ; Take, oh, take those lips away / Nickson ; Four romantic choruses - excerpts / Brumby ; Once on a mountain / Leek.
Capture session: Recorded in Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, over the period March 1990 to April 1991.
Performers: St Peters Chorale ; Morton, Graeme (choir director).
"Songs of sea, space and sky" originally titled "Songs of space, sea and sky".
Includes lyrics of songs and history of Chorale.
Recording level: DDD
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