New & noteworthy
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.
Michael Kieran Harvey has won the Tasmanian State Award in the "instrumental work of the year" category. "Patañjali" is composed for two keyboards and percussion, a cross-fertilisation of literature, music and yoga across different times and cultures.
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.
Composer Julian Yu has created 126 variations on the single theme "Twinkle twinkle little star", many which ingeniously intertwined in the style of famous composers. No only that but he invited 70 composers from around the world to write a short variation on the theme.
The result is two CD albums performed by Michael Kieran Harvey which were launched at a special event on 28 February 2016.
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...