Rush, The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox and Other Goodies

Composed by George Dreyfus. An enjoyable collection featuring two of George Dreyfus' best known compositions, Rush and The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox.

Rush is one of Australia's most popular TV theme tunes and was a Top 40 hit. The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox, written for the ABC children's television series, was inspired by a whimsical text about a cunning little fox and his adventures in the human world.

Other pieces by Dreyfus include Trio and Old Melbourne. Pieces by Margaret Sutherland, Adolph Weiss and Walter Piston round out this enjoyable set.

Artist

George Dreyfus

One of Australia's best known composers, especially the theme from the TV series "Rush", George Dreyfus was recently awarded a the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany at the Victorian Parliament House, for services to music.


Audio preview

Track Listing

  1. Rush [for Bassoon and Guitar] George Dreyfus 2:59
  2. The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox George Dreyfus 11:03
  3. Trio for flute, clarinet and bassoon George Dreyfus

  4. Allegro Marziale 6:18
  5. Adante 4:49
  6. Grave - Allegro Giocoso 4:34
  7. Little Suite For Wind Trio Margaret Sutherland

  8. Vivace 2:19
  9. Tempo di Menuetto 1:49
  10. Allegro :59
  11. Molto Vivace :26
  12. Allegro 1:29
  13. Old Melbourne George Dreyfus

  14. 232 The Esplanade East, Port Melbourne 2:44
  15. 36 Storey Street, Parkville 2:34
  16. 1 Nelson Place, Williamstown 2:20
  17. 29 Sackville Street, Kew 2:47
  18. Rolland House, Rathdowne Street, Carlton 4:01
  19. 70 Albert Street, East Melbourne 2:46
  20. Petite Suite for flute, clarinet and bassoon Adolph Weiss

  21. Ricercare 3:08
  22. Fantasia 1:31
  23. Sarabande 2:24
  24. Giuge 2:20
  25. Three Pieces for flute, clarinet and bassoon Walter Piston

  26. Allegro scherzando 2:31
  27. Lento 2:48
  28. Allegro 3:44

Performers

Composer

Margaret Sutherland

Margaret Sutherland (1897 – 1984) was an Australian composer, probably the best-known female composer her country has produced.


Where to buy

Rush, The Adventures of Sebastian the Fox and Other Goodies 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’, Discurio and Readings.

Product details

This recording project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

List price
$25.00 AUD
Total playing time
72 minutes 23 seconds
Thanks to
Australia Council
Release date
1998
Copyright
© 1998 Move Records
Phonogram
℗ 1998 Move Records
Categories
Australian, Classical
Catalogue number
MD 3071
Alternate catalogue number
MD3071
Barcode
EAN 9314574307122