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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.


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.

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.

Audio previews

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



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.

Anne Boyd

Anne Boyd enjoys a distinguished career as a composer and music educator. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a BA Hons in Music degree in 1967 and from the University of York in England with a PhD in composition in 1972.

Mark Pollard

Australian composer Mark Clement Pollard has an eclectic compositional style utilising such diverse materials as, improvisation, jazz, pop and the indigenous music’s of South East Asia.

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

Flute Perspectives 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
Release date
March 2016
© 2016 Move Records
℗ 2016 Move Records
Australian, Classical
Catalogue number
MD 3406
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574340624