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Symphony of Australia : the music, the story : a new work composed by Gavin Lockley
Bib ID 4087900
Format BookBook
Description Condell Park, N.S.W. : Symphony of Australia, 2007 
56 p. : col. ill., 1 map ; 23 x 30 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) 
ISBN 9780980408003
Summary

History of Australia told through a newly-composed symphony.

Full contents
  • Book chapters: I. Dreamtime
  • II. The ships
  • III. The Red Centre
  • IV. Pie Jesu
  • V. Immigration scherzo
  • VI. My country Australia.
  • CD: Introduction (2:42) / Jon English (speaker), Gavin Lockley (piano)
  • I. Dreamtime (11:46) / Matthew Doyle (didgeridoo), Harry Adkins (treble soprano), Janet Webb (flute), Shefali Pryor (Oboe)
  • II. The ships (7:04) / Jon English (singer and speaker), The Sydney Tribe (Matthew Doyle, Glen Doyle, Clarence Slockee, Jacquelyn Davison) (singers)
  • III. The Red Centre ((9:30) / Rick Miller, Brian Nixon (timpani), Sharolyn Kimmorley, piano
 
Credits Symphony of Australia music and lyrics by Gavin Lockley ; Simon Best, project manager ; Raffaele Caputo, writer ; Sydney Symphony with Brett Weymark, conductor ; Kirsten Williams, concertmaster ; Philip Chu, cantillation, chorusmaster 
Notes

"Words from 'My Country' by Dorothea Mackellar (Movement VI) originally published as 'Core of My Heart'."--CD cover.

CD recorded and mastered at Trackdown Scoring Stage, Sydney, 2007.

Digital content preserved

Subjects Mackellar, Dorothea, 1885-1968 -- Musical settings.  |  Symphony of Australia -- History.  |  Symphonies -- Analysis, appreciation.  |  Australia -- History -- Songs and music.
Other authors/contributors Lockley, Gavin. Symphony of Australia  |  Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Available From Symphony of Australia, 67 Allingham St, Condell Park NSW 2200, website: www.symphonyofaustralia.com 

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