Flying West by Ann Carr-Boyd

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 Music by Ann Carr-Boyd performed by Diana Weston (harpsichord) and the ensemble Thoroughbass. An eclectic collection of works in this double CD - folksongs and instrumental - for voice, violin/viola, cello, guitar, recorder, percussion, harpsichord and organ.  Mostly written around the '70s and '80s for The Consort of Sydney, and enthusiastically revived and recorded here by Diana Weston and her ensemble. 
Inspired by the Australian outback and by the words to Flying West, written by Diana Weston, this short collection [tracks 10-17] for recorder, cello and harpsichord describes the day in the life of doctors working from the base of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Broken Hill, and has been dedicated to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
All are scores available online.

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Disc One
Folksongs 76
    1 Argizagi Ederra
     2 O Dieu D'Amour
    3 Yees Merrmingas ma Pandicksay
     4 Otan mou ipen ehe
     5 Ma ti to theli mana sou
     6 Kharchin
     7 Life in a Prairie Shack
8 Nadir
9 ITT
Flying West
     10 Flying West  11 Bumpy Ride
     12 Interlude 1
    13 Wings from the Sky
     14 Interlude 2    15 Red Earth
     16 The Clinic     17 The Return
18 Couperin
19 Lullaby for Nuck
20 Wisp of Cloud
Disc Two
21 The Boomerang Chocolate Cake
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     22 Guten Abend, Gute Nacht
     23 Im Schönstein Wiesengrunde
     24 Itia Itia
     25 Mandinada
Trois Leçons
     26 and only man is vile
     27 the human race
     28 man is so proud
29 Textures and Variations
30 Catch 75
Three Songs of Love
     31 being to timelessness as it's to time
     32 stand with your lover
     33 spring! May - ev'rywhere's here
Suite for Véronique
     34 Prelude
     35 A Little Rag
     36 Folk Song "Esa Noche" (Ritornello)
     37 Slow Step
     38 Esa Noche (Ritornello)
 
 

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From a Bridge of Dreams by Various Composers

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22 flute and piano pieces performed by Emma Knott (flute) and David Miller (piano).  Included are works by Australian composers as Ian Cooper, Frank Millward, Betty Beath, Michael Dixon, Nigel Butterley, Wendy Suiter, Brennan Keats, Ann Carr-Boyd, Horace Keats.
Print music for all of the works are available online.
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 1  Serenade (Ian Cooper) 
 2  Callin the Turtles In (Frank Millward)
 3  Nawang Wulan (Betty Beath)
 4  From a Bridge of Dreams (Betty Beath)
 5  Music for Gillan (Betty Beath)
 6  Locan (Michael H Dixon)
 7  Locana's Concert (Michael H Dixon)
 8  Inner Life (Michael H Dixon)
 9  Evanston Song (Nigel Butterley)
 10  The Wind Stirs Gently  (Nigel Butterley)
 11  Sunflowers (Wendy Suiter
 12  Silver-Eyed Gull (Brennan Keats)
 13  Ann and Del in Oz (Ann Carr-Boyd)
 14  Ann and Del (Ann Carr-Boyd)
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 15  Over the Quiet Waters
 16  Mermaids
 17  By the Lily-Pond
 18  I Will Build My House in the Water
 19  Plucking the Rushes
 20  Goldfish
 21  Sea Breeze
 22  The Valley Lay Smiling Before Me 
 
 

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Goldleafing a Dream by Phillip Wilcher

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A vast music and magical journey of many genres and styles for oboe, cor anglais, flute and piano composed by Phillip Wilcher and sensitively performed by Rachel Tolmie (oboe, cor anglais), Amanda Muir (flute), and John Martin (piano). Inspired by this poem:

A gold leafed page
From a distant age,
A dust clad century of dreams,
Of polished stones
And medieval thrones,
Of maidens wandering idly
By streams.
An illuminator's craft
Like a merchant's raft,
Transports wonders across
The thresholds of time,
To tell us something
Of a life before
Of a butterfly weaving a rhyme.

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 1  Goldleafing a Dream
 2  How Sweet the Moonlight
 3  Longtemps
 4  Sarabande
 5  Pavane
 6  Minuet
Three Dances
 7  Anglaise    8  Passepied   9  Gigue 
 10  Tears
 11  Nager Dans la Joie
 12  The Faun's Pavane
 13  The Flautist's Pavane
 14  Magnolia
 15  Pavane I 
 16  Pavane II 
 17  Pavane III
 18  Tolmie Tune
 19  Tolmie Tune 2
 20  Tolmie Tune 3 
 21  Song Without Words
 22  Adagio in F Minor 
 23  Novelette I
 24  Novelette II
 25  Novelette III
 26  Dream Song
 27  Stanza

 

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Harp in the Highlands by Ann Carr-Boyd

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A collection of works by Ann Carr-Boyd performed by Louise Page (soprano), Teresa Rabe (flute), Phillipa Candy (piano), John Martin (piano).
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 1  Harp in the Highlands
 2  Brown Pansies 
 3  Parchment Rose 
 4  Blues in Green
 5  Toccata and Interlude 
 6  Prelude
 7 Suite for Flute and Harpsichord or Piano
 i  Prelude
 ii  Baninerie
 iii American Dream 
 iv  Toccata
Museum Garden (8-12)
 8  Musuem Garden
 9  Nambung
 10  Italian Landscape 
 11  and you were the road out of the world 
 12  Squiggly Brushstrokes
 13  Ann and Del 
 14  Ann and Del in Oz 
 15  Rag for Razz 
 
 

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Heaven-Haven by Phillip Wilcher

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The poignant and sensitive music, composed by Phillip Wilcher, is magnificently performed by The Linden String Quartet, drawn from the Sydney Symphony players, Marina Marsden, Emily Long (violins), Justine Marsden (viola), Elizabeth Neville (cello), and well known pianist, Jeanell Carrigan.  Wirr 057                                 

This CD dedicated to Ralph, Kathy, Maddie and Stuart Kelly in memory of their beloved son and brother, Thomas.  All profits from the sale of this CD will be donated to the Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation.    

  Our vision is to foster a more responsible drinking culture and ultimately a safer healthier community, so that everyone can enjoy  our streets without fear or intimidation of a violent and often unprovoked attack.  It's every Australian's right to be able to enjoy our beautiful cities without undue peer pressure and crime.

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 1  Heaven-Haven
 2  Feuilleton
 3  Crossing the Divide
 4   Ballade
 5   A Subtle Obsession
 6   Forever Beneath the Waves
 7   High Tea 1
 8   Intermezzo 1
 9   High Tea 2
 10 Intermezzo 2
 11 High Tea 3
 12 Continual Dew
 13 In Nomine Patris
 14 About Scriabin
 15 Into the Silent Land
 16 Consolation 
 17 Remembered on Waking

 

 

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Highlights by Various Composers

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Performed by Marina Marsden (violin), Emma Knott (flute), Rachel Tolmie (cor anglais/oboe), Gavin Lockley (baritone) and John Martin (piano).  Highlights live from the Benefit Concert for Katie Zhukov held in Bundanoon NSW on 19th Feburary 2011.  Katie, a fine pianist, was a victim of the 2010 Queensland floods and the funds raised from this concert and the sale of this CD are donated to Katie as a contribution to the replacement of music, books and piano. 
We thank all artists on this CD who gave so generously of their time.
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Emma Knott
flute, John Martin piano
 1  Moonlight Mirage  - Amanda Handel
 2  Serenade  - Ian Cooper
 3  Pièce en forme de Habanera - Maurice Ravel  
John Martin piano
 4  Ragg for Razz - Ann Carr-Boyd
Marina Marsden violin, John Martin piano
 5  Very Slow Jazz - Ann Carr-Boyd
 6  Sonata, Mvt IV - Céasar Franck
John Martin piano
  7  Blue Tornado- Zez Confrey
Rachel Tolmie cor anglais/oboe, John Martin piano
  8  Still Moon- Phillip Wilcher
 
9  Mundoolan - Colin Brumby
 10 Spirit (Brisbane, 2011) John Martin
 11  Intermezzo - Enrique Granados
Gavin Lockley baritone, John Martin piano
 12 Vi'lits - CJ Dennis/Gavin Lockely
 13  The Music of Your Voice - CJ Dennis/Gavin Lockely
 14  The Ant Explorer - CJ Dennis/Gavin Lockely
 15  Washing Day - CJ Dennis/Gavin Lockely
 16  Drake's Call - Horace Keats
 

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I Thought I Heard a Magpie Call by Margaret Schindler/Philip Mayers

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 Heritage Australian Art Songs
Margaret Schindler (soprano), Philip Mayers (piano)
The collection covers a wide ground.  Some of these songs were never intended to be considered as High Art; written for relatively uncritical consumption, they and others of their sort were aimed at the home music market, at times when singing together around the piano was a common evening pastime. An all-pervading sense of innocence prevails, maybe reflective of the publishing strictures of the times. Choosing the material for this recording was a journey of rediscovery for the artists which resulted in representative appraisals of a past revisited, and you will find amongst the acknowledged classics the sort of tunes some may primly dismiss as too light a fare.
Choosing the name for this CD was not hard.  Ask any Australian abroad what remembered sound most triggers their nostalgia, and the inimitable rusty-gate chortle of the magpie will usually be the answer.  [extracts from the liner notes by Philip Mayers]

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1   Mopoke (Alfred Hill)
2   A Bush Bird in a Blue Gum Tree (Horace Gleeson)
3   There's a Whisper in the Air
(May H Brahe)

4   The Piper from Over the Way
May H Brahe)
5   The Fairy Bridge (Alfred Hill)
6   The Call of the Maytime
(May H Brahe)

 7   Idyll (Then Comes the Dawn)
(Olive Ingall)  
 8   The Pixie Piper Man (Leslie Elliott)
 9   In Spite of All (Mirrie Hill)
 10  Lovely Morning (Horace Gleeson)
 11  The Thrush (Edith Harrhy)
 12  My Bird Singing (Mirrie Hill)
13  Spring Mirth (John Villaume)
 14  By the Moongate (John Villaume)
 15  You came to me in May
(Edith Harrhy)

 16  Flowers of Sleep (Roy Agnew)
 17  Come Sleep (Peggy Glanville Hicks)
 18  I Thought I Heard a Magpie Call (Alfred Hill)
 19  A Little Town (Alfred Hill)
20  Bush Silence (William G James)
21  An Australian Lullaby (Edith Harrhy)
22  Brown Bird (John Villaume)
23  I Heard a Sound of Singing
(Mirrie Hill)

 24  In Early Green Summer
(Marjorie Hesse)

 25  Down Sunlit Glades (Mirrie Hill)
 26  A Pastoral Madonna
(Dulcie Holland)

 27  Summer is Dying (Edith Harrhy)
 28  Autumn Leaves (Edith Harrhy)
 29  In Early Green Summer 
Marjorie Hesse)

30  If I Should Make a Garden
(Louis Lavater)

31  Our Friend (Alfred Hill)
32  Nature's Requiem (John Villaume)



 

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Improvisations and Comprovisations by Tinkler, Hannan, Deacon

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 A collaboration of "comprovisation" practice engaged by Michael Hannan and Mic Deacon and "improvisation" techniques by virtuoso trumpet performer, Scott Tinkler resulting in more inventive and adventurous works.  The recording includes both unedited improvisations as well as heavily edited comprovisations.
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1.  Whale Song (Hannan, Tinker, Deacon)
2.  Beespeak (Hannan, Tinker, Deacon)
3.  Beespeak remix (Tinker)
4.  Trumpet Speech (Hannan, Tinker, Deacon)
5.  Quaquaversal (Hannan, Tinker, Deacon)
6.  Ancient Cedar Trees (Hannan)
7.  Ancient Cedar Trees Impro 1 (Hannan, Tinker)
8.  Ancient Cedar Trees Impro 3 (Hannan, Tinker)
9.  Bubbles (Tinker)
10.  Bubbles and Squeaks (Tinker)
11.  Catzniteout (Hannan, Tinker, Deacon)
12.  African Polyphony (Hannan, Tinker, Deacon)

 

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Into His Countenance by Phillip Wilcher

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A compilation of works by Phillip Wilcher performed by Amanda Muir (flute), Rachel Tolmie (oboe, cor anglais), Jeanell Carrigan (piano), John Martin (piano), The Bourbaki Ensemble with David Angell (conductor).
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 1  Still Moon 
 2  Study in E Minor 
 3  Study in Eb Minor 
 4  Into His Countenance 
 5  Shimmer
Pieces Francaises (6-8)
 6  Idyll
 7  Promanade for Pelleas 
 8  Espirit
 9  Nocturne (The Dreamer and the Dream) 
 10  1791
 11  A Rose in Water 
 12  Tolmie Tune 
 13  Twirl
 14  At the Door of Sleep 
 15  Daybreak
 16  Sea Change 
 17  Mozart in Love
 18  One Tuesday in September 
 19  Vale
 20  Absent
 
 

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Jo-Wha (Oneness) - CD by Various Composers

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A compilation created for the Intercultural Concert, 2006 Aurora Festival. Composers include Clare Maclean, Bruce Crossman, Ross Edwards, Stuart Greenbaum, Kim Cunio, Ji-Yun Lee, Michael Atherton and Anne Boyd.  Performed by Sydney Chamber Choir conducted by Paul Stanhope, Ian Munro, Diana Blom (piano), Michael Atherton (percussion), Lotte Latukefu, Heather Lee, Merlinda Bobis (vocal).
Print music for most of the works are available online.
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 1  Kyrie (Cklare Maclean) 
 2  Daragang Magayon Cantata (Bruce Crossman) 
 3  Kumari (Ross Edwards) 
 4  First Light (Stuart Greenbaum) 
 5  Sh'mah Yisrael, Chant 5 - The Temple Project (Kim Cunio) 
 6  Jo-Wha (Oneness) (Ji-Yun Lee) 
 7  Jiriyai! (Michael Atherton) 
 8  As I crossed a Bridge of Dreams (Anne Boyd) 
 

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Labyrinths of Lowness by Peter Sheridan, Monash University Flute Ensemble

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 Monash University Flute Ensemble conducted by Peter Sheridan with Alice Bennett, solo bass flute.  This CD features works specifically composed and arranged for the low flutes ensemble, which is a modern collection of larger flutes that play below the tone known as middle C. On this recording are flutes that play as low as cellos, double string basses and even tubas and organ pipes.  The innovative performances of this Ensemble have added value to the growing Australian and International flute-ensemble repertoire as well as to the overall creativity of the flute family.

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1 Jesu, Meine Freude ( J.S. Bach arr Vincent Giles/Peter Sheridan)
 2  Labyrinths of Lowness (Alexandra Molnar-Suhajda)
 3  Romance (J. Brahms arr Ann Cameron-Pearce)
 4  Anagrammata (Paul Ballam-Cross)
 5  Three Short Pieces (i) Jazmine Morris
 6  Three Short Pieces (ii)
7  Three Short Pieces (iii)
 8  Sherill's Little Song (Houston Dunleavy)
 9  Lyric Song (Michal Rosiak)
 10  An Ancient Irish Melody (Brennan Keats)
 11  Illuminations (arr. Nancy Nourse)
 12  In The Hills (Jazmine Morris)
 13  Winter's Twilight (Emma Rogers)
 14  'Vos Planetarium' (Russell Scarborough)

 

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A Little Lovely Dream, A by Hugh Dixon

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25 works composed by Hugh Dixon.Includes works for voice, piano and French horn. Performed by Wendy Dixon (soprano), Lisa Wynn-Allen and Michael Dixon (French horn) and David Miller (piano).
Print music for most of the works are available online.
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 1 A Little Lovely Dream 
 2  My True Love Hath My Heart 
 3  Tiger, Tiger
Five Shakespeare Songs (4-10)
 4   Sweet Music's Power 
 5  Fairy Song 
 6  Fear No More 
 7  Titania's Lullaby 
 9  Horses on the Camargue 
 10  The Blue Wrens and the Butcher-bird 
Nocturnes (11-18)
 11  To-night the winds begin to rise 
 12  High Tide 
 13  To the Moon 
 14  Nightingales
 15  Tears
 16  Mad Song 
 17  The Mystic's Prayer 
 18  Daybreak
 Songs of Mystic Jade (19-25)
 19  Return of Spring 
 20  Set Free 
 21  Fascination
 22  Tranquil Repose 
 23  Despondent
 24  Concentration
 25  Motion
 
 

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