Colin Brumby was born in Melbourne studying in Spain and London. He helped lay the foundation of permanent opera in Queensland and has considerable diversity in his output, representing almost every form in the musical catalogue.
Colin Brumby was born in Melbourne studying in Spain and London. He helped lay the foundation of permanent opera in Queensland as founding Music Director of the Queensland Opera Co. from 1968-1971. He has considerable diversity in his output, representing almost every form in the musical catalogue.
Compositions by Colin Brumby appear on
Amy Johansen plays the Rudolf Von Beckerath organ in the Great Hall, University of Sydney. Great Hall Grandeur showcases one of Australia's most beautiful, versatile and exciting pipe organs (one of Rudolf von Beckerath's last masterpieces) played by one of Australia's finest concert organists.
Hymns sung by the 'Sing Alleluia Music Ministry Team' from Sing Alleluia are included in Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II, published in 1987.
Throughout history composers have been drawn to the combination of the flute and harp, from the shepherd’s pan pipes and Orphean lyre of ancient Arcadia, to the French court of Marie-Antoinette and Mozart’s duo concerto.
Beautiful lullabies and cradle songs by Australian composers from 1890-1999. Featuring soprano Linda Thompson (Australian Opera and VSO Young Artist) and pianist Deviani Segal, this delightful collection features world premiere recordings of Australian lullabies and cradle songs.