MP3 Various Artists - River Songs
5 Australian composers present a program largely of vocal music, settings of verse for soprano, but also including attractive instrumental works for solo piano, mandolins plus a flute, clarinet & cello trio.
14 MP3 Songs in this album (70:19) !
Related styles: CLASSICAL: Contemporary, CLASSICAL: Vocal Music
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"RIVER SONGS" JADCD 1026
Works by: Betty Beath, Robert Allworth, Lawrence Bartlett, Ann Carr-Boyd, Eric Gross. Duration: 69.34
Beath provides 6 of the 14 tracks. Three of these are vocal works including 2 major song cycles, both to words by Jena Woodhouse: "River Songs" (1991) for soprano & piano (sung by Jan Delpratt); "Points In A Journey" for soprano, flute & piano (sung by Susan Dunn). "Prefatory Sonnet" by Gross is also a vocal work sung by tenor Antony Walker, with piano & clarinet.
Allworth contributes works for a range of ensembles, including "2 Bagatelles" for mandolins & soprano recorder. Organ & harpsichord works also feature.