Dances and Delights
Featuring premiere recordings of Australian and American works for the modern flute ensemble, this album is filled with sounds of spirit and serenity. Take a journey from waltzes and fancy two-steps to beautiful arrangements of the most memorable tunes ever written.
Compositions by legendary jazz pianist Tony Gould, and award-winning composers Daniel Dorff, Carolyn Morris and Adrienne Albert round out this disc in a delightful collection of silvery sweet sounds that you will come back to again and again.
Video: composed by James Mustafa and performed by the Monash University Flute Ensemble, a video was made during the recording session of this CD.
The Monash University Flute Ensemble is directed by Peter Sheridan. The flautists perform on the wide array of instruments from the modern day flute ensemble (from piccolo to hyperbass flute).
A specialist in low flutes (bass, contrabass and sub-contrabass flutes), performer Peter Sheridan has commissioned over seventy compositions for these unique instruments.
- Valsette Joachim Anderson
- Over The Rainbow Harold Arlen
- A New Spring Day Tony Gould
- Visions of Grace Adrienne Albert
- Danse Fantastique, Op. 6: No. 11 Dmitri Shostakovich
- Portrait de l'homme du commun James Mustafa
- First movement
- Second movement
- Evening Prayer Houston Dunleavy
- Oceana Carolyn Morris
- My Heart Will Go On James Horner
- Fireworks Daniel Dorff
Consortium David Henderson
Brindavan Rika Ishige
- Monash University Flute Ensemble · ensemble
- Peter Sheridan · flute
- Tony Gould · piano · track 6
- Rhys Boak · piano · track 14
Carl Joachim Andersen (29 April 1847 - 7 May 1909) was a Danish flutist, conductor and composer born in Copenhagen, son of the flutist Christian Joachim Andersen.
Harold Arlen wrote some of the greatest hits from the '30s and '40s, including the entire score to the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz.
David Henderson was born in Liverpool, England in 1942 and emigrated to Australia in 1968 to take up a position as clarinettist with the RAAF Central Band at Laverton, Victoria.
Pianist and composer Tony Gould is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. His career has embraced many styles of music, not least jazz and other improvisatory musics in addition to traditional and contemporary classical musics. He gives many concerts each year and for 50 years he has been involved in an extraordinary number of recording projects both as pianist and composer and has been at the forefront of music education in Australia via various tertiary institutions in Melbourne and throughout Australia.
Adrienne Albert (born 1941) is an American composer living and working in Santa Monica, California.
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (25 September 1906 – 9 August 1975) was a Soviet Russian composer and one of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century.
James Mustafa is a well-known Australian composer, conductor and multi-instrumentalist. He is the founder and leader of the Melbourne Composers Big Band, artistic director of the Melbourne Big Band Festival, the sousaphonist of Horns Of Leroy, the Orchestral Manager and choral conductor of Sing Australia and is the composer/bandleader of the James Mustafa Jazz Orchestra.
Rika Ishige graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts majoring in composition.
Houston Dunleavy was born in Ulster and has a wide ranging career across the globe, as musician, conductor and composer.
Carolyn Morris is an accomplished oboist, composer and pianist in the Melbourne area. She has studied at both he the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and the Victorian College for the Arts (University).
James Roy Horner (14 August 1953 - 22 June 2015) was an American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores. He was known for the integration of choral and electronic elements, and for his frequent use of motifs associated with Celtic music.
Daniel Dorff was born in New Rochelle, NY; acclaim came at age 18 with First Prize in the Aspen Music Festival's annual composers' competition for his Fantasy, Scherzo and Nocturne for saxophone quartet.
Where to buy
This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia including Readings.
- List price
- $25.00 AUD
- Release date
- September 2017
- © 2017 Move Records
- ℗ 2017 Move Records
- Catalogue number
- MD 3421
- EAN 9314574342123