ROBERT ALLWORTH - MINI-BIOG
Robert Allworth (born 10th March 1943) now ranks as one of Australia's established serious composers. His symphonic compositions "Plateau" and "Australia Suite" have been performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Patrick Thomas, and other symphonic works have been performed in Hong Kong, Japan and London. Robert has written numerous works for a wide variety of solo and instrumental ensembles. He is the founder of Jade CDs and the producer of all albums on this label, which now number over 90. In the 1997 Australia Day Honours, Robert Allworth was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM-Gen.Div.) for his services to music as a composer and as an advocate of other Australian composers' works. This CD features his own work.
"TWILIGHT PIECES" JADCD 1010
The elegiac mood of this CD begins with "Twilight Pieces" for organ, for piano and then for mandolin, followed by five more works including major piano solo pieces, "Where No Shadows Fall" (17.22) and "Highgate Cemetery for Piano" (18.23). Perfomances are by David Miller AM, piano, Paul and Adrian Hooper, mandolins, and Lawrence Bartlett at the organ of St. Michaels Church, Vaucluse, Sydney.
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"THE ACOLYTE" JADCD 1005
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"MUSIC FROM ST. MICHAELS, VAUCLUSE & ST. ANDREWS CATHEDRAL" JADCD 1012, all available now at CD Baby!
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1. Twilight Pieces for Organ
2. Twilight Pieces for Piano
3. Twilight Coast for Mandolin
4. Where No Shadows Fall for Piano
5. Waters of Transfiguration for organ
6. The Well Of Lonliness for Piano
7. Still Day for Mandolin
8. Highgate Cemetary for Piano