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Fluid Lines

After nearly a decade of hanging out, talking shop and drinking coffee, two of Australia's most compelling virtuoso guitarists Daniel McKay and Antony Field formed Duo 19. This duo debut album presents an eclectic program including works by Australian composers, Nigel Westlake and Phillip Houghton.

Already much loved within Australia's guitar scene the duo are a riveting combo of on-stage energy and have a spontaneous rapport which is exciting and unpredictable. Long term members of Australia's most respected guitar ensembles in Guitar Trek, The Melbourne Guitar Quartet and the Aria award winning Saffire, Daniel and Antony are both graduates of renowned Australian guitarist Timothy Kain. Collaborating for many years on repertoire ranging from the romantic to the contemporary Duo 19 have a particular affinity for showcasing new and rarely performed works, with programming typically featuring a core of modern Australian repertoire.

Individually, Antony and Daniel have been featured on over a dozen CDs, both touring extensively throughout Australia and abroad. Audiences have witnessed their dazzling and virtuosic performances at the Darwin and Adelaide International Guitar Festivals, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra International Music Festivals, as well as recitals for numerous national and international guitar societies. Both guitarists have toured for Musica Viva.

Following a string of highly successful performances throughout Australia Duo 19 are thrilled to present their debut CD for Move Records, featuring works by Bulgarian, Australian and American composers including Atanas Ourkouzounov, Nigel Westlake and Terry Riley.

Daniel and Antony are both highly sought after teachers and are on staff at the University of Melbourne.


Duo 19

Two of Australia’s most compelling virtuoso guitarists – Daniel McKay and Antony Field – join forces in Duo 19. Already much loved within Australia’s guitar scene the duo are a riveting combo of on-stage energy.

Audio previews

Track Listing

    Les Guitares Bien Temperes Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

  1. Prelude in E Major 2:19
  2. Fugue in E Major 1:32
  3. Brolga Phillip Houghton 8:06
  4. Zamorra Terry Riley 11:01
  5. Horo Atanas Ourkouzounov 3:13
  6. Les Guitares Bien Temperes Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

  7. Prelude in G minor 2:38
  8. Fugue in G minor 3:48
  9. Songs from the Forest Nigel Westlake 7:56
  10. Prayer Frederic Hand 4:39
  11. Hinchinbrook Riffs Nigel Westlake 8:39



Phillip Houghton

Phillip Houghton's guitar music has been performed and recorded by leading musicians, including John Williams and Timothy Kain, who recently recorded his Three Duets. Some 20 of his guitar solos, published by Moonstone Music, are on the national music syllabus (AMEB) and is also represented in the new Benjamin Verdery Guitar Series for Frederick Harris Publishers.

Nigel Westlake

Westlake has played in fusion bands, soundtrack recording sessions, Australia's leading instrumental groups and as a soloist with orchestras and classical ensembles in Australia and in many cities of the world including London, Paris, Berlin, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Washington, Moscow, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Beijing, New Delhi, Wellington and New York.

Terry Riley

Minimalist pioneer Terry Riley was among the most revolutionary composers of the postwar era; famed for his introduction of repetition into Western music motifs, he also masterminded early experiments in tape loops and delay systems which left an indelible mark on the experimental music produced in his wake.

Where to buy

Fluid Lines is available for download from the iTunes Music Store.
It's available for streaming through Apple Music.

Fluid Lines is available as as CD. It can be purchased online through Buywell Music or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

Move CDs can be ordered through music retailers across Australia including Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Total playing time
53 minutes 51 seconds
Release date
April 2012
© 2012 Move Records
℗ 2012 Move Records
Catalogue number
MD 3355
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574335521