New & noteworthy
Ronald Farren-Price is the grand old man of the piano in Australia. This book by Ian Burk is about his life, work, career and outlook, based on his own reminiscences.
Gordon Kerry has given a glowing and detailed review of Zoe Knighton's "Bach Cello" CD in the Music Trust e-zine.
Tony Gould's writing is provocative, funny, informative, argumentative, and always passionate. His insights into music in Australia are result of three different universities and half a century as a practicing jazz and classical musician, composer, music critic, academic, writer and educator.
Amazon.com.au is now an additional avenue for buying Move CDs. We have listed 16 titles so far with more to come. If you are interested in buying any of the following titles, try buying on Amazon. If you have an existing US or UK Amazon account, it will be active for the Australian site. Here's the list:
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.
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.
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.