Australian Light ClassicsCOLIN BRUMBY (b.1933): Paean, Festival Overture on Australian Themes, Scena for Cor Anglais and Strings (Barry Davis [cor anglais], LINDLEY EVANS (1895-1982): Idyll for Piano and Strings (arr. Isador Goodman; Isador Goodman [piano]), GEORGE DREYFUS (b.1928): Rush, JOHN CARMICHAEL (b.1930): Trumpet Concerto (Kevin Johnston [trumpet]), A Country Fair for Clarinet and Orchestra (arr. Michael Hurst), Concerto Folklorico for Piano and Orchestra (John Carmichael [piano]), MIRIAM HYDE (b.1913): Happy Occasion Overture, ARTHUR BENJAMIN (1893-1960): Overture to an Italian Comedy, Cotillon, PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS (1912-1990): 3 Gymnopédies, RONALD HAMNER (1917-1994): Blue Hills Rhapsody, MICHAEL HURST (b.1925): Swagman's Promenade.
Catalogue Number: 06L112
Label: ABC Classics
Reference: 442 374-2
Description: Each disc has 72 minutes of the most popular Australian light compostions from the 20th century, some conducted and/or performed by their composers, in recordings made over (we assume, no dates being printed) the last several decades with almost every extant Australian orchestra. 2 CDs. Sydney Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Patrick Thomas, Richard Mills, George Dreyfus, David Measham, Joseph Post, Myer Fredman, Ronald Hamner.