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Another Look at Autumn - CD

By John Martin

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  Pianist John Martin is joined by
  violinist Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich and
  pianist Sally Whitwell (piano for four hands) in this wonderful
  collection of Australian music by some of Australia's finest
  composers. John's intuitive musicality and sensitivity brings this
 recording to an exceptionally high level of performance.
 The CD has been dedicated to the late John Terry.
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 [1]   Brownhill Creek in Spring - Miriam Hyde
 [2]   Another Look at Autumn - Nigel Sabin
 [3]   Frangipani - Ross Edwards
 [4]   Not Yet! - Amanda Handel 
 [5]   Hand in Hand - Katherine McPhail 
 [6]   Dance of the Pagans - Mark McEncroe
 [7]   Spiral Galaxy - Ann Carr-Boyd  (with Sally Whitwell, piano)
 [8]   Sombrero Galaxy - Ann Carr-Boyd  (with Sally Whitwell, piano)
 [9]   Pluto - Ann Carr-Boyd  (with Sally Whitwell, piano)
 [10] Rag for Razz – Ann Carr-Boyd  (with Sally Whitwell, piano)
 [11] You on My Mind - Ian Mark Hogan 
 [12] West Wind - Ann Carr-Boyd (with Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich, violin)  
 [13] Foxtrot - Ann Carr-Boyd (with Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich, violin)  
 [14] Paradox - John Terry
 [15] Story - John Terry 
 [16] Fading MemoriesMark McEncroe 
 [17] The Year’s Last, Loveliest Smile - Philip Wilcher

Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology

By Katie Zhukov

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Grades 4 - Dip. 
15 piano works by Wirripang-published, Australian Women Composers 2014.  
Especially written and selected for this album as edited by Katie Zhukov and it includes a CD of each work recorded by Katie Zhukov.  
The aim of this new Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology is to provide a platform for both established as well as the emerging female composers. The new repertoire is written in a variety of styles (Classical, Romantic, 20h century and contemporary), and is suitable for intermediate-to-advanced students. 

Most works now on the ANZCA Syllabus

1.    The Adventurous Platypus (Jenny Lee-Robins)  Grade 4, c.1'15
2.    Farewell (Jennifer Trynes) Grade 4, c.2'15
3.    Reflections in the Still Water (Barbara Durham) Grade 5, c.3'05
4.    Aslant a Brook (May Howlett) Grade 5, c.3'15
5.    Section 32 (Yvonne Barton-Leach) Grade 5, c.3'30
6.    Red Sky at Dawn (Joanne Burrows) Grade 6, c.3'50
7.    Raindrops (Carolyn Morris) Grade 6, c.3'25
8.    Triptych 3rd Movement (Christina Green) Grade 7, c1'20
9.    Soliloquy (Jocelyn E Kotchie) Grade 7, c.6'00
10.  Remnant (Nicole Murphy) Grade 8, c.3'25
11.  The Seduction of Andalucia (Amanda Handel) Cert.Perf., 4'10
12.  Retro Rag (Ann Carr-Boyd) Dip., c.5'45
13.  The Night Ship (Diana Blom) Dip., c.4'55
14.  Anywhere (Jane Hammond) Dip., c.5'10
15.  Music from a Quiet Place (Betty Beath) Dip, c.5'30

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ISMN 979072051601

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Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology Volume II

By Katie Zhukov

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Grades Intermediate (5th) to Advanced (Dip.)

16 piano works by Wirripang-published, Australian Women Composers 2018.  

Especially written and selected for this album as edited by Katie Zhukov and it includes a CD of each work recorded by Katie Zhukov.  

This second volume of new piano repertoire by Australian women composers is a companion to the Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology (2015) published earlier by Wirripang.

Commissioning new work from established and emerging composers provides an opportunity for women’s voices to be heard in the Australian classical music arena that tends to be dominated by live and recorded performances of music by male composers. Introducing new generations of piano students to music by women composers helps drive the grassroots campaign for gender equality in Australian classical music.
The pieces vary in style from Romantic to contemporary, neo-classical, and jazz-influenced idioms.
Each work is accompanied by the composer’s biography, composer comments and pedagogical advice. The grading will assist teachers is choosing repertoire of appropriate difficulty for study and as extra lists for examinations.

  • For Claire (Vivien Arnold), Grade 5, c.1'37
  • Prelude III (Jennifer Trynes), Grade 5, c.1'27
  • Nuages (Karlin G Love), Grade 5, c.2'59
  • Locrian Solitude (Jane Hammond), Grade 6, c.2'37
  • Honeyeater Waltz (Learne Faint), Grade 6, c.1'38
  • Time Travel (Jane Andino), Grade 6, c.1'56
  • Thinking of You (Betty Beath), Grade 6, c.2'30
  • Velvet Drop (Nicole Murphy), Grdae 7, c.2'08
  • The Stones Start Spinning (Amanda Handel), Grade 7, c.2'04
  • Star Dance (Keyna Wilkins), Grade 7, c.3'35
  • Illuminatio (Louise Denson), Grade 8, c.3'02
  • Crimson Rosella (Ann Carr-Boyd), Grade 8, c.3'08
  • Hot Wind, Red Dust and Rolling Weeds (Joanne Burrows), Grade 8, c.2'40
  • The Lost Waltz (May Howlett), Grade Dip., c.4'07
  • Sonata Neoclassica (Diana Blom), Grade Dip., c.4'44
  • Midnight at Mishka's (Jocelyn E Kotchie), Grade Dip., c.4'43

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    ISMN 9790720214191

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    Blinding Moon

    By Amanda Handel

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    Alto saxophone, c.2'05
    Ideal choice for HSC performance.  Approximate level of difficulty for saxophone is AMEB grade 4.  Composed 1989


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    ISMN M720065366

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    Burst of Bushflowers, A

    By Amanda Handel

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    Solo piano, c.2'15. Grade 7
    The emotional simplicity of the tune conveys an easy-going enjoyment of nature, while the background chordal and percussive components represent the surrounding organic elements such as: soil and rocks, leaf litter and root systems, trees and bushes, insect and birdlife…. The music celebrates the inter-connectedness of all things in the natural world. The piece is written on a B flat tonic pitch in pentatonic tonality.  Composed 2012

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    Crystal Amulet

    By Amanda Handel

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    5 pieces for piano solo, c.10'00 
    Composed 2001

    • 1. Topaz - Grade 5
    • 2. Moonstone - Grade 4
    • 3. Emerald - Grade 6
    • 4. Amethyst - Grade 6
    • 5. Garnet - Grade 7
    Emerald & Garnet form Crystal Amulet:

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    ISMN 9790720101897

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    Dreamboat Blues

    By Amanda Handel

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    Solo piano, c.1'55.  Grade 6 Series 18 AMEB; and ANZCA

    This bluesy jazz waltz follows a standard blues progression and format.
    Composed 2010

     

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    ISMN 9790720227559

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    Driftwood

    By Amanda Handel

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    Solo flute, c.11'00.   Grade L.Mus
    Includes audio CD performed by Beate Lackmann. 
    Composed 2007

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    ISMN 9790720078748
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    Flute Odyssey

    By Various Composers

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    Flute and piano works performed by Emma Knott and David Miller. Works by all Australian composers include: Amanda Handel, May Howlett, Betty Beath, John Spence, Houston Dunleavy, Steve Clark, Ann Carr-Boyd and John Terry.  
    Print music for all works are available online.
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    Moonlight Mirage (Amanda Handel) [1-3]
    1  Nightscapes
    2  Blinding Moon
    3  Dream Tune
    Wings of the Wind (May Howlett) [4-6]
    4  Thermals
    5  Mistral
    6  Ah! Sirocco
    7  Night Moods (Betty Beath)
    8  Hymn to the 89th Constellation (John Spence)
    9  Sideling Hill (Houston Dunleavy)
    10  Phryg Magnet (Steve Clark)
    Suite for Flute and Piano (Ann Carr-Boyd) [11-14]
    11  Prelude
    12  Badinerie
    13  American Dream
    14  Toccata
    15 Flootin' About (John Terry)

    Gardens of Stone

    By Amanda Handel

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    Solo piano, with optional didjeridu part, c.10'40
    The Gardens of Stone National Park is in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area (NSW).  This toccata-like piece is written in recognition of the threat to this pristine environment by the encroachment of coal mining enterprises on its borders, gradually degrading the rock formations. Composed 2009

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    ISMN 9790720126487

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    In My Magic Music Tree

    By Amanda Handel

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    Piano music for young players moving through Primer level, with fun songs and illustrations for colouring -­‐-­‐ plus CD.
    These twenty pieces are written for children to enjoy playing after their very first lessons and tutor books.  The book’s
    overall content (music, words and illustrations) is designed to appeal to children approximately 6 to 11 years of age.

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    ISMN 9790720167770
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    In the Vapours of Delphi

    By Amanda Handel

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    Solo Flute, c.6.45 - 7'0.  Suggested grade A.Mus.A
    Four separate movements make up this enthralling work.
    Includes audio CD performed by Naomi Halls.  Composed 2006

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    ISMN M720078083
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