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Pacific Overtures, Part 1

Oo-ee baby - won't ya let me take you on a sea cruise… for a trip around the Pacific Rim! This is a two-week long adventure, and we’re starting off in a Land Down Under. In Australia we’ll hear Aboriginal music along with pieces from Percy Grainger and Peter Sculthorpe, then Maori music plus Dame Gillian Whitehead and Kiri Te Kanawa in New Zealand, and then we’ll continue sailing west to South America and hear music from Argentina and Chile. It’s a two part show, so tune in next week to see where else we’re going!

 
Program 1

Michael Hurst: Swagman's Promenade

David Measham: West Australian Symphony Orchestra  Grainger, Percy

Australian Light Classics

ABC Classics 442 374

5:44

 

Percy Grainger: Handel In The Strand (Clog Dance)

Eugene List, pn

Piano Music of Percy Grainger played by Eugene List

Vanguard Classics SVC 99

3:23

 

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor:

I Allegro moderato

Percy Grainger, Per Drier, Aarhus Municipal Orchestra

Grieg/ Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16/ Percy Grainger

Vanguard Classics OVC 8205

12:04

 

Grainger, Percy: Sprig of Thyme (Grainger)

Anne Sofie Von Otter                                                 

Folksongs

DG DDD 0289 463 4792 8

2:33

 

Percy Grainger:: A Lincolnshire Posy -

- Horkstow Grange

- Lord Melbourne

Chicago Symphony Brass

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass LIVE

CSO Resound CSOR 901 1101

3:09, 3:02

 

Josef Szulc & Paul Verlaine: Clair de Lune

Nellie Melba         

A Verlaine Songbook

BIS 2233

3:16

 

Traditional: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Nellie Melba & Harold Craxton

Melba, Nellie: London and Middlesex Recordings

Naxos 8.110780

2:33

 

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21

Charles Mackerras: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Mendelssohn: Symphony #4, A Midsummer Night's Dream/

Orhestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Sir CHarles Mackerras     

Virgin Classics 90725-2

11:56

 

Grainger:: Suite on Danish Folk Songs

III. The Nightingale; The Two Sisters

Percy Grainger, Per Drier, Aarhus Municipal Orchestra

Grainger Plays Grieg & Granger                            

Grieg/ Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16/ Percy Grainger

Vanguard Classics OVC 8205

3:47

 
Program 2

Arthur Benjamin (1893-1960) Overture to an Italian Comedy

Sydney Symphony Orchestra, cond. Joseph Post

Australian Light Classics

ABC Classics 442 374

6:20

 

Vincenzo Bellini Bellini: Norma - Sediziose Voci... Casta Diva... Ah! Bello A Me Ritorna      Joan Sutherland; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus  

The Art of Prima Donna

Decca 289 467 115-2

12:47

 

Charles Gounod Gounod: Faust - Ô Dieu! Que De Bijoux... Ah! Je Ris De Me Voir

Joan Sutherland; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus

The Art of Prima Donna

Decca 289 467 115-2

4:39

           

Graham Powning: Wind Octet Allegro Tempesto

Melbourne Windpower - directed by Richard Runnels

Melbourne Windpower - Wind Octects by Beethoven, Haydn, CPE Bach, Bozza, and Powning

Move MD 3082

2:15

 

Ronald Hamner: Blue Hills Rhapsody

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ronald Hanmer

Australian Light Classics

ABC Classics 442 374

13:27

 

Colin Brumby: Scena for Cor Anglais and Strings

Barry Davis, cor anglais; Strings of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, cond. Richard Mills      Australian Light Classics

ABC Classics 442 374

8:55

 
Program 3

Peter Sculthorpe: Into The Dreaming

John Williams, guitar

From Australia - John Williams

Sony 53 631

5:47

 

Peter Sculthorpe: Sculthorpe: Little Serenade

Brodsky Quartet                           

Sculthorpe - String Quartets - Brodsky Quartet - Anne Sofie Von Otter

Challenge Classics CC 72007

2:18

 

Peter Sculthorpe: String Quartet #8 - Risoluto, Calmo, Risoluto

Brodsky Quartet

Sculthorpe - String Quartets - Brodsky Quartet - Anne Sofie Von Otter

Challenge Classics CC 72007

3:48

 

Peter Sculthorpe: Small Town

Guy Henderson Oboe, Stuart Challender: Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Peter Sculthorpe - Earth Cry - Kakadu -

Mangrove - Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Challender

ABC 8.77000 2

6:18

 

Peter Sculthorpe: Irkanda IV

Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti             

Sculthrpe

Chandos 10063

10:22

 

Sculthorpe/Peter Sculthorpe: String Quartet #8 - Con Dolore

Brodsky Quartet  

Sculthorpe - String Quartets - Brodsky Quartet - Anne Sofie Von Otter

Challenge Classics CC 72007

3:57

 

Peter Sculthorpe: Maranoa Lullaby

Brodsky Quartet, Anne Sofie van Otter

Island Dreaming

Challenge Classics CC 72007

2:40

 

Kristian Didgeridoo's Ensemble:

- Didgeridoo

- Wallabie Jump

Kristian Didgeridoo's Ensemble

Traditional Didgeridoo; Australia

Warm Up

6:36, 3:44

 

J.S. Bach/ Chindamo: The New Goldberg Variations:

- Opening Aria

- Variation 1

- Variation 2

- Variation 3

- Variation 4

Zoë Black, Joe Chindamo

The New Goldberg Variations

Alfi Records 724131549602

3:47, 1:37, 1:14, 1:57, 1:24

 
Program 4

Gareth Farr:  Waipoua

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Mary Scott & Kenneth Young

Orchestral Music

Trust MMT2021D

5:03

 

Gareth Farr: String Quartet No. 2, "Mondo Rondo": I. Mondo Rondo

New Zealand String Quartet

Works for String Quartet

Trust MMT2019

4:16

 

Gareth Farr: String Quartet No. 2, "Mondo Rondo": II. Mumbo Jumbo

New Zealand String Quartet

Works for String Quartet

Trust MMT2019

3:51

 

Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 51 No. 2: III. Quasi minuetto, moderato

New Zealand String Quartet

String Quartets No. 1 & 2

Naxos 8.573433

5:26

 

Dame Gillian Whitehead: Torua

Hilary Hahn, Cory Smythe

In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores

DG B0019103-02

4:13

 

Michael Houstoun: Sho's Cradle Song

Michael Houstoun

Inland

Rattle RAT D016 2007

1:22

 

Victoria Kelly: Landscape Prelude

Michael Houstoun

Inland

Rattle RAT D016 2007

4:06

 

Gareth Farr: Kembang Suling: I.

Alexa Still & Gareth Farr

Shadow of the Hawk - Cadenza - Kembang Suling

Trust MMT2020

3:44

 

Gareth Farr: Kembang Suling: II.

Alexa Still & Gareth Farr

Shadow of the Hawk - Cadenza - Kembang Suling

Trust MMT2020

3:26

 

Gareth Farr: Kembang Suling: II.

Alexa Still & Gareth Farr

Shadow of the Hawk - Cadenza - Kembang Suling

Trust MMT2020

2:53

 

Hirini Melbourne & Richard Nunns:

- Koau

- Poiawhiowhio

- Homai O Ringa

Hirini Melbourne & Richard Nunns

Te Ku Te Whe

Rattle

1:38, 1:41, 2:15

 

Joseph Canteloube: Chants D'Auvergne -

- Series 1: La Pastoura als Camps

- Series 2: Pastourelle

Kiri Te Kanawa; Jeffrey Tate: English Chamber Orchestra

Canteloube: Chants D’Auvergne - Kiri Te Kanawa

London 444 995 2

2:42, 3:21

 
Program 5

Javier Contreras: Contreras: Euclídica

José Antonio Escobar

Guitar Music Of Chile

Naxos 8.570341

4:25

 

Hector Ayala: South American Suite - 4. Tonada: Chile

Timothy Walker

Classical Folk Guitar

Helios CDH88027

1:41

 

Juan Antonio Sanchez: Guitar Sonata, "Homenaje A Violeta Parra" - 2. Dulce

José Antonio Escobar

Guitar Music Of Chile

Naxos 8.570341

3:33

 

Violetta Parra: Anticueca #4        

José Antonio Escobar

Guitar Music Of Chile

Naxos 8.570341

3:21

 

Violetta Parra: Gracias a La Vida             

Mercedes Sosa Serie Millennium: Mercedes Sosa

Homenaje A Violeta parra

Philips 6347035

4:23

 

Gabriela Pizarro: Triste, Amorosa y Cautiva            

Gabriela Pizarro

Gabriela Pizarro y Conjunto

Alerce

3:57

 

Sergio Ortega: El Pueblo Unido Jamàs Serà Vencido

Inti-Illimani

Viva Italia

Warner Music Chile 504672608

4:52

 

Carlos Guastavino: Piano Sonatina in G Minor -

II. Lento muy espressivo

III. Presto

Mirian Conti

Panorama Argentino

Steinway & Sons 30023

3:52, 2:36

 

Anonymous/Tomás Torrejón y Velasco:

La Púrpura De La Rosa - Loa: Chinfonia

Loa: Entrada De Las Clarines (bugles)

Baylete: Danza

Venus & Adonis: Venus & Las Ninfas (the Nymphs)

Venus & Adonis: Yo, Adonis

Tu Eres Venus?

El Jardín De Venus

Baile Del Villano

Andrew Lawrence-King: The Harp Consort

Torrejón y Velasco: La Púrpura De La Rosa

Dhm Deutche Hamonia Mundi Catalog 77355

3:42, 1:13, 1:52, 1:56, 1:31, 1:15, 1:32, 3:35

 

 

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