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Karin Schaupp

Karin Schaupp is one of the most outstanding guitarists on the international scene. She performs widely on the international stage as a recitalist, concerto soloist and festival guest, and has given countless recitals in Australia, Europe, Asia, the US, Mexico and Canada. Karin’s playing receives the highest acclaim from critics and audiences alike and she is held in great esteem by her peers worldwide. Her unique stage presence and magical, passionate playing have inspired several composers to write works especially for her.

Karin’s guitar training began at the age of five and she first performed in public the following year. While still in her teens she won prizes at international competitions in Lagonegro, Italy and Madrid, Spain, where she was also awarded the special competition prize for the Best Interpretation of Spanish Music.

Taught almost exclusively by her guitarist mother, Isolde Schaupp, Karin completed her tertiary music studies at The University of Queensland with First Class Honours, a Masters degree and was the recipient of a University Gold Medal. In 2003 she was awarded the Music Council of Australia Freedman Fellowship in recognition of her achievements.

Karin has released six highly acclaimed solo CDs for Warner Music International and ABC Classics. Her debut Soliloquy (1997) was followed by Leyenda (1998), Evocation (2000), Dreams (2004), Lotte’s Gift (2007), the soundtrack to the play of the same name, which was written for her by David Williamson, and Cradle Songs (2010), a dreamy collection of lullabies from around the world, all arranged for solo guitar. Classical Guitar Magazine (UK) praised Soliloquy as "a pace-setting performance in all respects…", while the Ottawa Citizen (Canada) described Karin’s playing on Leyenda, with "The poetic intensity and sense of elation in her playing are truly quite special”. Collaborative ensemble releases include three albums with Saffire, The Australian Guitar Quartet; a duo album with Genevieve Lacey (recorders); and a new CD Fandango, recorded with Flinders Quartet and released on the ABC Classics label in May 2011. Orchestral releases include the award-winning world premiere recording of Ross Edwards’ Concerto for Guitar and Strings (2004), Peter Sculthorpe’s Nourlangie (2005) for guitar and orchestra with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and Spain (2009) featuring works by Rodrigo and Bacarisse with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Romancero Gitano with the choir Cantillation. Gramophone Magazine (UK) praised the recording, saying “By combining the lapidary precision of Williams with the expressiveness of Bream, Schaupp here brings us an Aranjuez fit to stand alongside the best of them…”.  

Collaborative ensemble releases include three albums with Saffire, The Australian Guitar Quartet; a duo album with Genevieve Lacey (recorders); and a new CD Fandango, recorded with Flinders Quartet and released on the ABC Classics label in May 2011. 


Karin’s collaborations have included the ARIA award-winning Saffire, The Australian Guitar Quartet with Slava Grigoryan, Gareth Koch and Leonard Grigoryan; the World Guitar Trio, with Carlos Barbosa-Lima and Christopher McGuire; Genevieve Lacey (recorders); Flinders Quartet; and Katie Noonan.

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Celebrating 20 years since his first album release in 1998. This collection songs includes hits, fan favourites and the new single. One of Country music’s leading male artists, Adam Brand is multi award winning artist including this year’s CMC Australian Artist of the Year winner.Track Listing:CD 1:MilestonesParty Down UnderKing Of The RoadLast Man StandingGrandpa’s PianoDirt Track CowboysGood FriendsGood Things In LifeI Did What?New England HighwayThe AnzacShe’s CountryGet LoudCigarettes & WhiskeyGet on Down The RoadComin’ From / Khe SanhBlame it on EveCD 2:Ready For LoveHell of a RideIt’s Gonna Be OKShe Got AwayI Was HereThere Will Be LoveFreedom RebelsHearts I Leave BehindMy Side Of The StreetGood Year for the OutlawIf Heaven Has a SoundtrackDrunkGet On Your FeetFor Ever And Ever AmenHold My HandHard TimesSheriff Bullfrog 
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The rarely recorded ballet masterpiece comes to life under the baton of the great Barry Wordsworth.Swanilda and Franz are engaged to be married, but Franz can’t get his mind off the mysterious and beautiful girl Coppélia who sits on the balcony of the house of the suspicious Doctor Coppelius. Franz breaks into the house only to find all is not what it seems, and Swanilda must save the man she loves from the diabolical doctor.Léo Delibes’s Coppélia might not have the profile of Tchaikovsky’s great ballet scores, but it is every bit as important. It was Delibes who brought the symphony orchestra to the ballet, composing new, rich and memorable music for dance rather than the messy mash-up of popular tunes it had been until then.Rarely recorded in its entirety, Coppélia is a charming and beautiful ballet featuring irresistible and iconic melodies. This sparkling work comes to life in this recording by Orchestra Victoria under the baton of Barry Wordsworth, Principal Guest Conductor and former Music Director of the Royal Ballet Covent Garden, and one of the world’s most celebrated ballet conductors.This 2CD set contains the complete score of Coppélia, as well as alternate versions of the main numbers, designed to cater to dancers of different skill levels and physicality – perfect for ballet schools and anyone else who loves to dance along! TRACKLISTINGLÉO DELIBES (1836–1891)Coppélia(Complete ballet score) CD1: Acts One and TwoCD2: Act Three Plus alternate versions of five of the best-known movements, played at different speeds to accommodate the physicality and technique of individual dancers:Act Two: Scène and BoléroAct Three Divertissement: La Discorde et la Guerre, Danse de fête and Galop final Orchestra VictoriaBarry Wordsworth conductor Barry WordsworthBarry Wordsworth is Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden, having been the company's Music Director from 1990 to 1995 and from 2007 to 2015. He is also Conductor Laureate of the BBC Concert Orchestra and Brighton Philharmonic, and Music Director Laureate of Birmingham Royal Ballet.He has appeared with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Philharmonia Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, Sydney Symphony and New Zealand Symphony.For over 40 years Barry Wordsworth has enjoyed a close association with The Royal Ballet in London. He has toured extensively with the company including, most recently, performances at the Aldeburgh Festival with the Britten Sinfonia and in Taipei with the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra Victoria Established in 1969, Orchestra Victoria is a specialised ballet and opera orchestra. As the proud performance partner of The Australian Ballet, Opera Australia and Victorian Opera, it is one of Australia’s most versatile and respected orchestras. In addition to its busy schedule in the pit, the orchestra performs throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria and is very active in music education. Orchestra Victoria’s breadth of repertoire makes it unique among Australia’s professional orchestras.
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Narrated by Luke Carroll | Music performed by Ensemble Offspring“The perfect adventure to start your mini musicians on a lifetime of classical music.” – ArtsplorersNarrated by Play School's Luke Carroll, Classic Kids introduces pre-schoolers to classical music through a musical tale of the Australian landscape.When Kirra Quokka finds a lost concert ticket, she sets off on a big musical adventure. With the help of her friends Carlos the Crow, Harper the Humpback Whale, Niipu the Numbat, Elena Emu and Padma Possum, Kirra travels the length of the country from her home on sleepy Rottnest Island all the way to the bright lights of the Sydney Opera House!In each of the six episodes of the story, the Australian environment, landscape and weather are evoked through music and storytelling. Children learn all about the clarinet, cello, flute, piccolo and percussion, and how different instruments work together to create magical soundscapes.Featuring new music by Australian composers Ross Edwards, Nigel Westlake, Iain Grandage, Martin Wesley-Smith and Jessica Wells, performed by Ensemble Offspring, Classic Kids: Sounds Like Australia is both an effective educational resource that encourages learning through play, and a delightful and engaging story the whole family will love.Classic Kids is an ABC KIDS listen and ABC Classic FM co-production. It was produced in collaboration with the Sydney Opera House Children, Families and Creative Learning program. TRACKLISTINGEPISODES1 Kirra Quokka finds a concert ticket 7’142 Harper the Humpback and Kirra float over the ocean 8’413 Niipu Numbat and Kirra ride a train across the desert 8’594 Elena Emu and Kirra Quokka climb up the Blue Mountains 5’295 Padma Possum and Kirra Quokka arrive in the city 6’136 Kirra's big musical concert surprise! 8’02 MUSIC7 ROSS EDWARDS Crow Dance 2’478 NIGEL WESTLAKE Ocean Sunfish 3’259 IAIN GRANDAGE Corrugation 3’3110-12 JESSICA WELLS Blue Mountain Suite 2’4013-14 MARTIN WESLEY-SMITH White Knight and Beaver – excerpts 2’2615 JESSICA WELLS Finale Medley 2’1716 Kirra Quokka Theme 0’1217 Carlos Crow Theme 0’0918 Harper Humpback Theme 0’1619 Niipu Numbat Theme 0’1220 Elena Emu Theme 0’1121 Padma Possum Theme 0’1322 Locomotive Theme 0’59 Luke Carroll narratorEnsemble OffspringClaire Edwardes Director, marimba, percussionVéronique Serret violin, electric violinFreya Schack-Arnott celloLamorna Nightingale flute, piccolo Jason Noble clarinet, bass clarinet
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In 2018, the Melbourne Ska Orchestra are releasing a new song every single Friday for the entire year!Season 1 (Songs 1-13) is Ska Classics done MSO style.Season 2 (Songs 14-26) covers legendary Movies & TV Themes into Ska renditions.Melbourne Ska Orchestra have already proven the success via their own version of ‘Get Smart’ which has now exceeded 2.7 million hits on Youtube.The guys had a lot of fun making this album with all sorts of requests from band members and fans alike.The outcome was a worthy cross-section of tunes spanning over 70 years including Austin Powers, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, James Bond, Pink Panther and stack more gold!
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“20 Dollars In My Pocket” takes the listener down a different path than previous releases, infusing broad-based pop sensibilities into the already genre-bending sound The Lovelocks fans have come to love. Friends first, The Lovelocks (Ali Raney and Zoe Sparrow) are woven together with a desire to create music that gives voice to both the bitter and sweet in life. With a deep passion for their craft and music, the duo share a strong desire to be leaders in the movement of bringing female voices back to the top of the Canadian country radio airwaves
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Hit Country is one of Australia’s leading country compilation series. Released annually it features all the biggest names and rising stars with their hit singles. Hit Country includes artists from Australia and around the world – Lee Kernaghan, Kacey Musgraves, Kip Moore, Kane Brown, Luke Coombs, The MCClymonts and many more.Track Listing:CD 1:The Wolfe Brothers - Ain't Seen It YetDavisson Brothers Band - PO’ BoyzKip Moore - Last ShotThe McClymonts- Like We Use ToKacey Musgraves - ButterfliesOld Dominion - Written In The SandKane Brown - Found YouThe Shires - GuiltyWalker Hayes - You Broke Up With MeFanny Lumsden - Elastic WaistbandLindsay Ell - CriminalGord Bamford - Neon SmokeGranger Smith - Happens Like ThatCaitlyn Shadbolt - Me Without You (feat. Reece Mastin)O’Shea - I Will Not Give UpJayne Denham - CalamityTailgate Drive - Bury Me In Blue JeansAleyce Simmonds - Only On My TermsPaddy McHugh - Happy ManCD 2:Lee Kernaghan - Drive OnDrew McAlister - Australian HeartbeatLuke Combs - When It Rains It PoursBrothers Osborne - Shoot Me StraightChristie Lamb - LoadedDean Brody - Beautiful Freakshow (feat. Shevy Price)       Dustin Lynch - I'd Be Jealous TooMissy Lancaster - HeatwaveMelanie Dyer - DreamcatchersDylan Scott - HookedJody Direen - SpitfireDarius Rucker - If I Told YouJasmine Rae - Fly AwayScotty McCreery - Five More MinutesBobby Wills - Out Of Your MindBrad Butcher - Crawl Beg & CryImogen Clark - Your Anything At AllCatherine Britt & The Cold Cold Hearts - Red DirtTori Forsyth - In The MorningLachlan Bryan And The Wildes - Careless Hearts
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Music That Makes You MoveDance is a universal human activity; something that everyone can do. From toddlers to nonagenarians, everyone in the world can feel a beat and move in some form to music that moves them. The Classic 100 Dance is a celebration of that wordless expression, of flinging your body through space.When ABC Classic FM asked listeners to nominate the music that makes them move, their responses were as varied as their nominations: this music is the soundtrack to doing the ironing, ‘air conducting’ – even shearing sheep! The only constant was that sense of release and freedom that only comes from dance and movement.This 8CD set presents the results of this Classic 100 Countdown – Australian’s favourite classical music event. Featuring highlights from all 100 works in this 15th Classic 100 Countdown, it includes beloved ballet numbers by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Stravinsky, swirling waltzes by Chopin and Strauss, concert favourites by Beethoven, Berlioz, Debussy, Vaughan Williams, Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, Elena Kats-Chernin and Nigel Westlake, and an irresistible array of marches, mazurkas, polonaises, pavanes, fandangos and more! Classic 100 DanceNumber of composers: 62Number of Australian composers: 5Most popular composer (by number of tracks): Tchaikovsky and Beethoven (5 works each)Most popular country (by composer): France (20 works)Most-popular era: 20th Century (38 works)Earliest work: Praetorius’s Terpsichore (1612)Most recent work: Elena Kats-Chernin’s Dance of the Paper Umbrellas (2013) Classic 100 Dance – The Complete List 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake2 TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker3 PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet4 BERNSTEIN West Side Story5 BIZET Carmen6 KHACHATURIAN Spartacus7 RAVEL Boléro8 J. STRAUSS II On the Beautiful Blue Danube9 COPLAND Appalachian Spring10 SAINT-SAËNS Danse macabre11 BORODIN Prince Igor12 TCHAIKOVSKY The Sleeping Beauty13 BRAHMS Hungarian Dances14 SCULTHORPE Left Bank Waltz15 COPLAND Rodeo16 PIAZZOLLA Libertango17 DELIBES Coppélia18 GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue19 WESTLAKE Antarctica20 STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring21 KATS-CHERNIN Wild Swans22 DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances23 LEHÁR The Merry Widow24 GRIEG Peer Gynt25 STRAVINSKY The Firebird26 SHOSTAKOVICH Jazz Suites27 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade28 OFFENBACH Orpheus in the Underworld29 GERSHWIN An American in Paris30 ADAM Giselle31 MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream32 J. STRAUSS II Emperor Waltz33 TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin34 BACH Brandenburg Concertos35 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 736 KHACHATURIAN Gayane37 RESPIGHI Ancient Airs and Dances38 SHOSTAKOVICH The Gadfly39 ORFF Carmina Burana40 J. STRAUSS I Radetzky March41 ELGAR Pomp and Circumstance Marches42 SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals43 TCHAIKOVSKY Capriccio italien44 CHOPIN Les Sylphides45 SATIE 3 Gymnopédies46 R. STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier47 JOPLIN The Entertainer48 WALDTEUFEL The Skaters' Waltz49 CHOPIN Waltzes50 BERNSTEIN Candide51 KHACHATURIAN Masquerade52 PIAZZOLLA Oblivion53 GLUCK Orpheus and Euridice54 BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 14 ‘Moonlight’55 VERDI Aida56 STRAVINSKY Petrushka57 PRAETORIUS Dances from Terpsichore58 FAURÉ Pavane 59 JOPLIN Maple Leaf Rag60 BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique61 J. STRAUSS II Tales from Vienna Woods62 RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini63 CHOPIN Polonaises64 WILLIAMS Star Wars65 RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez66 WEBER Invitation to the Dance67 SIBELIUS Valse triste68 DAVIS Pride and Prejudice69 OFFENBACH Gaîté parisienne70 KATS-CHERNIN Rags71 RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances72 SULLIVAN The Gondoliers73 SIBELIUS Karelia Suite74 WAGNER The Valkyrie75 BARTÓK Romanian Folk Dances76 HANDEL Water Music77 HOLST The Planets78 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 979 DEBUSSY Prelude to 'The Afternoon of a Faun'80 ROSSINI William Tell81 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis82 VIVALDI The Four Seasons83 SAINT-SAËNS Samson and Delilah84 HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks85 GRAINGER Country Gardens86 FALLA El Amor brujo (Love, the Magician)87 SULLIVAN arr. MACKERRAS Pineapple Poll88 KATS CHERNIN Dance of the Paper Umbrellas89 RAVEL La Valse90 BACH Suites for Solo Cello91 BEETHOVEN Piano concerto No. 5 'Emperor'92 BOCCHERINI Guitar Quintet No. 4 'Fandango'93 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'94 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio espagnol95 MYERS Cavatina96 J. STRAUSS II Die Fledermaus97 VERDI La traviata98 EDWARDS Arafura Dances99 CHOPIN Mazurkas100 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS English Folk Song Suite
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Benaud Trio with Greta Bradman sopranoA gorgeous musical snapshot of what it means to be Australian in the 21st-century.The Benaud Trio return with The Aussie Album, a beautiful and arresting collection of works that captures modern-day Australia through music.Using Percy Grainger’s ‘Colonial Song’ as its starting point, The Aussie Album touches on questions about what it means to be here and now: our ‘it’s complicated’ relationship with Europe, finding community in our modern lives, the development of a uniquely Australian artistic sensibility and, of course, cricket.Featuring works by Percy Grainger, Paul Stanhope, Nicole Murphy, Carl Vine, Iain Grandage and Matthew Hindson – including six world premiere recordings and four works commissioned by the Benaud Trio – The Aussie Album explores the fundamental question: “What does it mean to be Australian?”They are joined in this stunning recording by star soprano Greta Bradman, whose recent stage performances and recordings have cemented her status as a singer of immense warmth and artistry.The Benaud Trio is one of Australia’s finest chamber ensembles. Formed in Melbourne in 2005, pianist Amir Farid, violinist Lachlan Bramble, and cellist Ewen Bramble have established themselves as formidable performers of both the standard repertoire and music with a pop/jazz influence, and great champions of works by Australian composers.Soprano Greta Bradman is one of this country’s most celebrated operatic and concert artists. Her two albums, My Hero and Home have both been tremendous critical and commercial successes, and recent appearances with Opera Australia and Victorian Opera have been widely praised. TRACKLISTINGPERCY GRAINGER 1882–19611 Colonial Song PAUL STANHOPE born 1969Three Lorca Songs2 I. Song for the Moon3 II. Madrigals4 III. Song of the Seven Maidens (Theory of the Rainbow) NICOLE MURPHY born 19835 Spinning Top CARL VINE born 19546 Piano Trio ‘The Village’ IAIN GRANDAGE born 19707 Richie – In Memoriam MATTHEW HINDSON born 19688 Rush9 1915  Greta Bradman soprano [2]-[4]Greta Bradman appears courtesy of Decca/Universal Music Australia Pty Limited BENAUD TRIOAmir Farid pianoLachlan Bramble violinEwen Bramble cello
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The world’s most popular children's entertainment group The Wiggles are delighted to unveil their brand new musical feature, THE EMMA & LACHY SHOW! In the entertainment world there's been Sonny & Cher, Fred & Ginger, Beyoncè & Jay-Z and now for the first time ever, pre-schoolers have their own dynamic duo - Emma and Lachy!  Following on from the phenomenal popularity of The Wiggles Nursery Rhymes 2 (which reached #3 on the ARIA album chart – the band’s highest chart position to date), THE EMMA & LACHY SHOW is an exciting adventure for the yellow and purple skivvy-wearing Wiggles.  Join Emma and Lachy as they dress up, sing and dance with their friends, and enjoy a variety of fun activities including;  an Irish Jig with Lachy as he meets Phil the Fluter and attends a traditional Irish dancing ball; a dance ballet with Emma and the fairies as they learn some new moves to teach their dollies; a gallop along with Ponso the Pony as he trots around to the beautiful sounds of Lachy’s grand piano, and listen to the sound of Emma’s music box that is filled with exciting trinkets that spark dances from far and wide!Track Listing:Welcome To The Emma & Lachy ShowEmma & Lachy ThemeDance With Emma BallerinaThe GiraffeThe ABC SongPrince PurpleGalloping BalletMadame, Will You Walk?Emma's Music BoxLet's Dance With The FairiesStretch and BreathePhil The Fluter’s BallI’m Looking For A HouseAre You Ready To Go Explore?Five Fingered FamilyEmma’s Music Box Part 2Apusski DuskyExploring TimeSigning ColoursDance With The Dolls and FairiesWhen You’re Tired and Feel SleepyDream SongCook ItThank You For The FoodJohn PatrickDial E For EmmaTime For SleepLachy’s GoodbyeEmma’s Reverence
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Tami Neilson won’t be staying New Zealand’s secret for much longer. For the past decade, the Canadian-born, New Zealand-based singer/songwriter has been the queen of her adopted homeland’s country and roots music scenes. In Australia, Tami toured to rave reviews in 2017 and has plans for a return trip in 2018.With her new album, SASSAFRASS! Neilson takes a giant step that should only bring her more widespread acclaim. On this 11-track effort, she places a heavier emphasis on soul music while not abandoning her country and rockabilly roots. Track Listing:Stay Outta My BusinessBananasDiamond RingA Woman's PainDevil In a DressOne Thought of YouMiss JonesSmoking GunKitty CatManitoba Sunrise at Motel 6Good Man 
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This album brings together two impressive Australian musical talents: composer Stuart Greenbaum and guitarist Ken Murray.Greenbaum is an award-winning composer whose ever-expanding body of work is heard around Australia and internationally. He has written operas, symphonies and concertos, but here he focuses on the intimate sound world of the solo guitar, with a series of evocative musical landscapes that take us from the bustle of suburban train stations to the loneliness of the endlessly open sea, from historical battlefields to the ‘Thin Blue Line’ of the album’s title track: Earth’s ozone layer as seen from space. Says Greenbaum: ‘My music aims to evoke an atmosphere apart from the routine of modern life. I believe in the need to allow space in a world increasingly filled with commercialism, light and noise pollution and 24/7 thinking.’Ken Murray is Head of Guitar at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne, with a career stretching back more than 20 years, combining performance, teaching, research and composition. He has worked extensively with Greenbaum and is a keen exponent of contemporary music, with over 100 premiere performances to his credit; he is also a champion of Spanish, Brazilian and South American guitar music. He has featured on CD recordings for Mode Records in the USA, the Austrian label Kairos, and in Australia on Move Records, and his CDs and concerts have been broadcast on ABC Classic FM. This is his first solo album for ABC Classics.  TRACKLISTING STUART GREENBAUM b.1966Sonata for Guitar1. I. resolute 2. II. mysterious 3. III. elated4 SynthesisFive Tales of Human Endeavour5. I. yellow canary 6. II. eleven months at sea 7. III. light, sweet crude 8. IV. into the forest 9. V. the thin blue line10. Rushall Express11. Polar Wandering12. Fairfield Days Ken Murray guitar
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Alexandre Oguey cor anglaisNeal Peres Da Costa piano The natural music of the mountain reedPipes in the liberal air,Mix’d with the sweet bells of the sauntering herd;My soul would drink those echoes.From ‘Manfred’, by George Gordon (Lord) Byron (1788–1824)On Pastoral Fables, Alexandre Oguey and Neal Peres da Costa take famous sonatas by Brahms, Beethoven and Schumann and rearrange them for cor anglais and period piano.The cor anglais (woodwind instrument of the oboe family) is the instrument used by many composers in some of the most arresting moments of the symphonic repertoire, from Berlioz and Wagner to Shostakovich and Ravel, but its solo repertoire is unfortunately very restricted.To bring this beautiful, expressive instrument and its dark, flexible tone into the light, Alexandre (Principal Cor Anglais in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra) and Neal (Professor of Historical Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music) undertook extensive research into historical performance techniques. The end result is a gorgeous, beautifully performed disc of several well-known works of the classical music canon in fresh and thought-provoking interpretations. TRACKLISTINGLUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN1-3 Sonata in F major for cor anglais and piano, Op. 17Originally for natural horn and piano ROBERT SCHUMANN4 Alpenkuhreigen (Ranz des vaches) from Manfred, Op. 115 5 Träumerei (Reverie) from Kinderszenen, Op. 15Originally for solo piano 6-8 Sonata in A minor for cor anglais and piano, Op. 105Originally for violin and piano 9 Abendlied (Evening Song), Op. 85 No. 12Originally for piano four-hands JOHANNES BRAHMS10-12 Sonata in E-flat major for cor anglais and piano, Op. 120 No. 2Originally for clarinet or viola and piano 13 Wiegenlied (Cradle Song), Op. 49 No. 414 Die Mainacht (May Night), Op. 43 No. 2Originally for voice and piano All arrangements by Alexandre Oguey  Alexandre Ogueycor anglais Neal Peres Da CostaHistoric Viennese-action grand pianoafter J.B. Streicher and Sons (1868)by Paul McNulty