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Title Agony & ecstasy : Australian music from the time of Arthur Boyd.

Published Australia Australian Broadcasting Corporation Distributed in Australia by Universal Music Group, ©2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank CD M  12022  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 CD ; 12 cm + issued with leaflet
4 3/4 in.
Notes Catalogued from container.
Compact disc.
ABC Classics : 481 1210.
Instrumental music.
Contents PERCY GRAINGER 1882-1961 : 1. Spoon River / Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, John Hopkins conductor -- MIRIAM HYDE 1913-2005 : 2. Piano concerto no. 1 in E-flat minor: II. Lento / Miriam Hyde piano, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon conductor -- ALFRED HILL 1869-1960 : 3. Symphony no. 2 'Joy of life': I. Allegro / South Australian Symphony Orchestra, Patrick Thomas conductor -- JOHN ANTILL 1904-1986 : 4. Corroboree - Suite from the ballet: III. Rain dance / Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens conductor -- PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS 1912-1990 : 5. Gymnopédie no. 1 from Three gymnopedies / Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Myer Fredman conductor -- PETER SCULTHORPE b.1929 : 6. Irkanda IV / Donald Hazelwood violin, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Stuart Challender conductor -- MALCOLM WILLIAMSON 1931-2003 : 7. Sinfonietta: II. Elegy / Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Richard Mills conductor -- DAVID LUMSDAINE b.1931 : 8. Shoalhaven / West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Albert Rosen conductor -- ROSS EDWARDS b.1943 : 9. Guitar concerto: III. Second maninya / Karin Schaupp guitar, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Richard Mills conductor -- CARL VINE b.1954 : 10. Celebrare celeberrime / Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Edo de Waart conductor -- RICHARD MEALE 1932-2009 : 11. Lumen / Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Richard Mills conductor.
Performers Various orchestras and conductors.
Summary In association with the National Gallery of Australia's major exhibition Arthur Boyd: Agony and Ecstasy, ABC Classics releases this album of Australian music, tracing key events in the artist's life through the music of the time. The album showcases the work of iconic Australian composers such as Peter Sculthorpe, Ross Edwards and Carl Vine, as well as important figures from Australia's early musical history, including Percy Grainger, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, John Antill and Miriam Hyde. With music spanning eight decades of Australia's cultural history, the album offers a fascinating journey through the changing musical landscape, exploring the different ways in which our composers have searched for and created a uniquely Australian musical language.
Other author National Gallery of Australia.
Subject Boyd, Arthur, 1920-1999 -- Exhibitions.
Orchestral music -- Australia.
Variant Title Agony and ecstasy.
Standard Number 0028948112104
Publisher Number 481 1210 ABC Classics