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Australian Composer Series, Vol. 13

Walker / Tasmanian Symp Orch
Release Date: 01/12/2009 
Label:  Abc Classics   Catalog #: 4763218   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Malcolm WilliamsonRichard MealeGerard BrophyPeggy Glanville-Hicks,   ... 
Performer:  Janet RutherfordErica KennedyMerlyn QuaifeGenevieve Lang,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard MillsDobbs FranksKenneth YoungAnthony Walker,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Length: 5 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Our Man in Havana: Suite by Malcolm Williamson
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Australia 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 18 Minutes 38 Secs. 
2. Santiago de Espada Overture by Malcolm Williamson
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3. Sinfonietta by Malcolm Williamson
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Australia 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 18 Minutes 10 Secs. 
4. Epitaphs (2) for Edith Sitwell by Malcolm Williamson
Performer:  Janet Rutherford (Viola), Erica Kennedy (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/19/2004 
Venue:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Studio 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5. Mer de glace, opera: Concert Monologue by Richard Meale
Performer:  Merlyn Quaife ()
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: Modern 
Written: 1981 
Date of Recording: 12/07/2005 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 18 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6. Cantilena pacifica for violin & strings by Richard Meale
Performer:  Erica Kennedy (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Date of Recording: 04/20/2004 
Venue:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal S 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
7. Variations, for orchestra by Richard Meale
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 13 Minutes 50 Secs. 
8. Lumen, for orchestra by Richard Meale
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9. Clouds now and then, for orchestra by Richard Meale
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Written: 1969 
Date of Recording: 07/15/2004 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10. Homage to García Lorca, for orchestra by Richard Meale
Conductor:  Dobbs Franks
Venue:  Odeon, Hobart, Australia 
Length: 19 Minutes 39 Secs. 
11. The Republic of Dreams, for harp, flute, clarinet, percussion & strings by Gerard Brophy
Performer:  Genevieve Lang (Harp)
Conductor:  Kenneth Young
Written: 1996 
Date of Recording: 08/28/2007 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12. Mantras, for orchestra by Gerard Brophy
Conductor:  Kenneth Young
Written: 2003 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 14 Minutes 35 Secs. 
13. Maracatú, for orchestra by Gerard Brophy
Conductor:  Kenneth Young
Written: 2003 
Date of Recording: 08/28/2007 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 11 Minutes 10 Secs. 
14. Forbidden Colours, for chamber orchestra by Gerard Brophy
Conductor:  Kenneth Young
Written: 09/1988-10/1988 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 9 Minutes 17 Secs. 
15. Le Réveil de l'ange, for piano & chamber orchestra by Gerard Brophy
Performer:  Lisa Moore (Piano)
Conductor:  Dobbs Franks
Written: 1987 
Venue:  Australian Broadcasting Corporation's St 
Length: 20 Minutes 24 Secs. 
16. Etruscan Concerto by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Performer:  Caroline Almonte (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 15 Minutes 17 Secs. 
17. Sappho, opera: Final Scene by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Performer:  Deborah Riedel ()
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Written: 1963 
Date of Recording: 12/04/2007 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
18. Tragic Celebration, for orchestra by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Written: 1966 
Date of Recording: 12/05/2007 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 15 Minutes 34 Secs. 
19. Letters from Morocco, for voice & orchestra by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Performer:  Gerald English ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Modern 
Written: 1952 
Date of Recording: 09/17/1993 
Venue:  Odeon, Hobart, Australia 
Length: 13 Minutes 38 Secs. 
20. Etüdenfest, for piano & orchestra by Brett Dean
Performer:  Caroline Almonte (Piano)
Conductor:  Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Written: 2000 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 10 Minutes 53 Secs. 
21. Shadow Music, for orchestra by Brett Dean
Conductor:  Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 19 Minutes 17 Secs. 
22. Between Moments, for cello & orchestra by Brett Dean
Performer:  Sue-Ellen Paulsen (Cello)
Conductor:  Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Date of Recording: 10/09/2006 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
23. Game Over, clarinets, drums, piano, guitar, violin, cello, double bass & chamber orchestra by Brett Dean
Performer:  Alison Lazaroff-Somssich (), Duncan Abercromby (), Gary Wain (Drums),
Sue-Ellen Paulsen (Cello), Ben van Tienen (Piano), Leonard Grigoryan (),
Stuart Thomson (Double Bass), Duncan Abercromby (Clarinet), Bob Scott ()
Conductor:  Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Venue:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Studio 
Length: 14 Minutes 58 Secs. 
24. Testament, for chamber orchestra by Brett Dean
Conductor:  Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 15 Minutes 12 Secs. 
25. Sinfonia Concertante by Malcolm Williamson
Performer:  Caroline Almonte (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Mills
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958/61 
Venue:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Studio 
Length: 19 Minutes 0 Secs. 

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