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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Move is almost 50

Move Records was established in December 1968 which makes it inevitable that our 50th birthday will be in December 2018. We'll be celebrating the milestone all next year. Early in 2019 we'll be releasing a special CD to mark the 50 years. 24 composers have contributed a short work (most of them specially written for Move's birthday) for the CD.

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 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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Life Cycle – songs about impending motherhood

Life Cycle traces the emotional journey of impending motherhood through the music of highly regarded composer Emily Hall and the words of acclaimed poet Toby Litt. It's presented by Gian Slater (vocals), Sonya Lifschitz (piano), Zoe Knighton (cello).

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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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Zoe Knighton's Bach Suites “wonderfully insightful and of assured musicianship”

Gordon Kerry has given a glowing and detailed review of Zoe Knighton's "Bach Cello" CD in the Music Trust e-zine.

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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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Cello music with a Scandanavian twist

Zoe Knighton has released the latest in her series of cello discs. She is joined by acclaimed pianist Ian Munro for this latest disc, venturing into the wonderful sound worlds of Grieg, Pärt and Sibelius.

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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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