Orchestral Bleeding Chunks from Down UnderPERCY GRAINGER (1882-1961): Spoon River (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; John Hopkins), MIRIAM HYDE (1913-2005): Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Minor - Second Movement (Miriam Hyde [piano], West Australian Symphony Orchestra; Geoffrey Simon), ALFRED HILL (1869-1960): Symphony No. 2 "Joy of Life" - First Movement (South Australian Symphony Orchestra; Patrick Thomas), JOHN ANTILL (1904-1986): Rain Dance from Corroboree (Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Eugene Goossens - mono), PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS (1912-1990): Gymnopédie No. 1 (Sydney SO; Myer Fredman), PETER SCULTHORPE (1929-2014): Irkanda IV (Donald Hazelwood [violin], Sydney SO; Stuart Challender, MALCOLM WILLIAMSON (1931-2003): Sinfonietta - Second Movement (Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Richard Mills), DAVID LUMSDAINE (b.1931): Shoalhaven (West Australian SO; Albert Rosen), ROSS EDWARDS (b.1943): Arafura Dances for Guitar and Strings - Third Movement (Karin Schaupp [guitar], Tasmanian SO; Mills), CARL VINE (b.1954): Celbrare celeberrime (Sydney SO; Edo De Waart), RICHARD MEALE (1932-2009): Lumen (Tasmanian SO; Mills).
Catalogue Number: 12Q069
Label: ABC Classics
Reference: 481 1210
Description: This sort of shotgun-against-the-wall blast of pieces of very interesting repertoire is usually not full-price and not the kind of thing we'd normally offer but, in a very short month of offerings and since some of it is unavailable in complete or incomplete form, we thought, "Oh, why not?".