Flute Perspectives

Flautist Derek Jones, and pianist Leigh Harrold present this anthology of contemporary Australian Flute Music.

Some of the finest names in Australian composition are represented here, Peter Sculthorpe, Barry Conyngham, Brian Brown, Anne Boyd, Mark Pollard, Phyllis Batchelor as well as Derek Jones.

Artists

Derek Jones

Derek Jones has enjoyed an extensive performing career throughout Australia, Europe USA, and Asia. His performing career includes solo performances with the Melbourne Symphony, The Australian Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the latter involving solo appearances in Carnegie Hall, New York. Derek has toured Europe and Asia with recital performances in London, Manchester, Dublin, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Italy and in 2016 will perform in Canada.

Leigh Harrold

Leigh has performed extensively throughout Europe, North America, Africa and Australia as both soloist and chamber musician, including concerts at Australia House in London, the Royal Academy of Music, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Harare International Festival of Arts, and concerto engagements with many Australian orchestras.


Track Listing

    Songs of Sea and Sky Peter Sculthorpe

  1. Flute Solo
  2. Saibai
  3. Flute Solo
  4. Mission hymn
  5. Dance-like
  6. Wei
  7. Flute (2001) Barry Conyngham
  8. Lily's Garden Brian Brown
  9. Stillness Derek Jones
  10. Goldfish through summer rain (1979) Anne Boyd
  11. Under simple stars (1989) Mark Pollard
  12. Sonata (1972) Phyllis Batchelor

  13. Molto Allegro
  14. Adagio
  15. Vivace

Performers

Composers

Peter Sculthorpe

Born in Launceston, Tasmania in 1929 and passing away in 2014, Peter Sculthorpe was one of Australia's best-known composers and a fine pianist. Recordings of Sculthorpe's orchestral works and music for strings have won a number of Australian Record Industry Awards (ARIA).

Barry Conyngham

Born in Sydney Australia, Barry Conyngham has received numerous awards, prizes and grants for composition, including Churchill (1970), Harkness (1972-74), Australia Council (1974-5), and Senior Fulbright (1982) Fellowships. He has an ARIA, two Sounds Australian Critics Awards and two Maggs Awards.

Brian Brown

For over three decades Brian Brown has been at the forefront of new Australian music. His music is passionate, individual and in many ways uniquely Australian. He has recieved numerous state and national Arts Council grants for both composition and performance.

Mark Pollard

Currently teaching composition at the Victorian College of the Arts, Mark Pollard completed a Masters degree at La Trobe University and has been awarded several prizes.

Phyllis Batchelor

Phyllis Batchelor was born in Healesville. At 17 she began playing for the ABC and by her 20s was one of the most frequently heard artists, often performing her own works. She was honoured with the OAM in 1993 in recognition of her service to the performing arts.


Where to buy

Flute Perspectives can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia, including Thomas’ and Readings.

Product details

List price
$26.00 AUD
Release date
March 2016
Copyright
© 2016 Move Records
Phonogram
℗ 2016 Move Records
Categories
Australian, Classical
Catalogue number
MD 3406
Alternate catalogue number
MD3406
Barcode
EAN 9314574340624