Digital Audio Album
We Will Rise / Topology.
Featured Australian works
||Chop chop (2002) — quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass
Recorded/performed at: ABC Ferry Road and QUT Music & Sound, Brisbane
|John Babbage||Topology||1 mins, 18 sec.|
|Drought Stories Texas (2020) — quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass||John Babbage||Topology||6 mins, 25 sec.|
|Millennium Bug (1999) — quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass||John Babbage||Topology||1 mins, 48 sec.|
|You May Laugh (2014) — quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass||John Babbage||Topology||3 mins, 33 sec.|
|The glare of fire (2013) — solo piano||Robert Davidson||Topology||2 mins, 16 sec.|
|MLK — octets: keyboard, percussion, string, woodwind||Robert Davidson||Topology||1 mins, 45 sec.|
||Rush (2012) for piano ten hands (five performers)
Recorded/performed at: Applewood Lane Studio, Fernvale, Queensland, on 1 Sep 13.
|John Babbage, Christa Powell, Bernard Hoey, Kylie Davidson and Robert Davidson||Topology||2 mins, 18 sec.|
|Two-Punk Fun — quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass||Robert Davidson||Topology||3 mins, 6 sec.|
|We WIll Rise — trios: violin, viola, double bass||Robert Davidson||Topology||2 mins, 9 sec.|
|One Day Gavin Stomach — quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass||Bernard Hoey||Topology||4 mins, 36 sec.|
Topology releases concept album, We Will Rise reflecting upon the need for resilience, collective recovery and healing amidst world existential threats.
Aria-nominated and internationally regarded quintet Topology, established leaders of musical creativity in Australia, operating successfully out of Brisbane for over two decades, release their 16th album We Will Rise. The 10-track concept EP, especially curated from back catalogue signature compositions, reflects Topology artists' contemporary concerns. We Will Rise has thematic links to the existential threat of climate disruption and the need for strength, hope, fortitude and resilience in order for recovery and collective healing to commence on the back of traumatic natural events and a global viral pandemic.
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