Anzac Voices is the story of Gallipoli, told by those who lived through it: regular troops, senior commanders, stretcher-bearers, signal operators, a nurse and a Turkish general, as well as Australia’s official war correspondent.
Since 1727, JS Bach's ‘Great Passion’ has gripped the hearts and uplifted the spirits of audiences all over the globe. Its mix of urgent story-telling, meditative arias and mighty choruses projects the emotional force and humanity of St Matthew's account of Christ's betrayal, trial and execution.
‘O, for the wings, for the wings of a dove!Far away, far away would I rove!In the wilderness build me a nest,And remain there for ever at rest.’
ABC Classics releases a 5CD collection of the piano music of Percy Grainger, including music for solo piano, music for two pianos and four hands, and music for two pianos and six hands. The set features recordings made over the past 40 years, many of them world premieres and many newly transferred from vinyl and heard for the first time on CD in this collection.