New & noteworthy
Zoe Knighton has released the latest in her series of cello discs. She is joined by acclaimed pianist Ian Munro for this latest disc, venturing into the wonderful sound worlds of Grieg, Pärt and Sibelius.
Novum explores the sound world of composer Kitty Xiao from 2013 to 2016. Her works for flute/alto flute/bass flute/bass clarinet, violin and piano explore new expression for piano trio and evoke images of renowned Australian photographers Jane Brown and Narelle Autio. The works explore themes of human potential in face of itself and the world.
To celebrate the release of its debut album, Duo Blockstix presents the premiere performance of seven Australian compositions for recorder and percussion. Duo Blockstix is a unique and vibrant Australian ensemble featuring recorder player Alicia Crossley and percussionist Joshua Hill.
When you click on the iTunes link in the "where to buy" section at the bottom of each CD page, the link now takes to the same CD on the Apple website.
Elegy was launched at an event on 11 March 2017 at Melba Hall, University of Melbourne. This celebration of the life and work of one of the Melbourne Conservatorium's dearest friends.
A new 4-CD set from pianist Ian Holtham entitled BACH'S TONAL SOUNDSCAPE presents the complete Well-Tempered Clavier grouped by key rather than the usual numbered order. The set includes a 20 page booklet featuring an extensive essay detailing Holtham's approach to the music. The 264 minutes on the four discs is now available for the special price of just $50.
A re-release of two performances from 1981 and 1983 respectively. These great recordings are now once again available, this time on CD.
Tony Gould presents his approach to jazz and creative music in a new one-hour documentary which comes on a DVD — accompanied by an 80 minute CD of live performances where Tony is joined by a group of top jazz musicians.
Amir Farid's two wonderful performances of "The Works of Javad Maroufi", recorded the Baha'i Centre at MOFO 2015, were broadcast in full on ABC FM on Sunday February 15th...