Based in Melbourne Australia, Move is a small independent recording label that concentrates primarily in classical, early music, jazz and new age, featuring many Australian composers and performers. Read more...

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You're invited to The Marais Project's Garden Party

The Marais Project release, The Garden Party, celebrates 20 years for the early music ensemble. It has a festive anniversary flavour and includes several world premieres, not the least of which is the Eriksson-penned title track. “Perhaps their best recording yet. Ravishing!” says one reviewer.

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Move is 50! Here's a 50-year history

Move Records was established on 24 December 1968. We are now celebrating our golden anniversary of 50 years. Over the past year we have been recording tracks for a special CD to mark the 50 years. We invited Australian composers to write a short piece for the CD, and now have a disc with new works by 24 Australian composers. Here's a year by year history:

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Geoffrey Tozer documentary premiere

Pianist Lachlan Redd performed one of the tracks from the CD "Pieces after childhood" at the premiere of the documentary on the life of Australia's legendary pianist Geoffrey Tozer. The film, which gets its commercial release in the second half of 2019, is entitled "The Eulogy" after Paul Keating's eulogy at Geoffrey Tozer's funeral in 2009.

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A powerhouse of sound and vision

Step back in time to an era of unprecedented human innovation with the award-winning Syzygy Ensemble, and percussionist Dan Richardson. Sally Greenaway's The 7 Great Inventions of the Modern Industrial Age explores the astounding surge in human invention during the 20th century. And its consequences . . .

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An appointment with Beethoven – the life of Ronald Farren-Price

Ronald Farren-Price is the grand old man of the piano in Australia. This book by Ian Burk is about his life, work, career and outlook, based on his own reminiscences.

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'Masters, Mongrels and Madness' — new book by Tony Gould on art music in Australia

Tony Gould's writing is provocative, funny, informative, argumentative, and always passionate. His insights into music in Australia are result of three different universities and half a century as a practicing jazz and classical musician, composer, music critic, academic, writer and educator.

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Music from the great Bernie McGann re-released and now available

A re-release of two performances from 1981 and 1983 respectively. These great recordings are now once again available, this time on CD.

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