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126 Variations on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Composed by Julian Yu Michael Kieran Harvey, piano
800 Million Heartbeats. Music by Stuart Greenbaum NZ Trio
A Dove, A Lion, A Coast, A Pirate Luke Howard Trio. Luke Howard, piano; Daniel Farrugia, drums; Jonathan Zion, double bass
A Little French Cello Zoe Knighton, cello, Amir Farid, piano
A Little Variation: Variation Form as Used by Australian Composers Jeanell Carrigan, piano. Works by McKay, Webb, Hannan, Polglase, Davidson, Isaacs.
A Rain from the Shadows Zephyr Quartet
Across the Top Paul Cutlan, Brett Hirst, The NOISE
Adam Katz Adam Katz, piano. With Keith Carlock, Julien Wilson, Steve Magnusson, Nic Lam, Christian Meyer, Ben Anderson, Brendan Tsui on various tracks
Addicted to Bass. Seven Premiere Australian works for Bass Recorder Alicia Crossley, with Joshua Hill, Anna Fraser, Vatche Jambazian, Victoria Jacono, Ben Carey
Adès: Polaris – Voyage for Orchestra. Stanhope: Piccolo Concerto Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz, Benjamin Northey, conductors. Andrew Macleod, piccolo
Adventure Beyond by Starflight Adventure Beyond Starflight
Aesthesis Dead Letter Circus. Kim Benzie (vocals), Luke Williams (drums), Clint Vincent (guitar), Luke Palmer (guitar) and Stewart Hill (bass)
Agony and Ecstasy: Australian Music from the Time of Arthur Boyd Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, South Australian Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, various conductors
Alister Spence and Raymond MacDonald. Stepping Between the Shadows Alister Spence, piano and prepared piano; Raymond MacDonald, alto and soprano saxophones
Alister Spence Trio: Live Alister Spence, piano, samples, music box; Lloyd Swanton, double bass; Toby Hall, drums, glockenspiel
All Imperfect Things: solo piano music of Michael Nyman Sally Whitwell, piano
Alluvium Tiny Hearts. Eamon Dilworth, Dave Jackson, Steve Barry, Tom Botting, Paul Derricott, plus Elana Stone.
Ambon, by Lloyd Swanton Ensemble, comprising Lloyd Swanton – double bass, Paul Cutlan - bass clarinet, saxophones, recorder, James Eccles - playing Lloyd’s uncle’s viola for its first public performance since the 1930s, Sandy Evans - tenor and soprano saxophones, James Greening - trombone, cornet, pocket trumpet, tuba, Fabian Hevia - cajon, percussion, Chuck Morgan - ukulele, Jon Pease - guitar, Ron Reeves - kendang, percussion, Michel Rose - pedal steel guitar, Alex Silver - trombone, Hamish Stuart - drums
Amoroso Grey Wing Trio. Luke Sweeting on piano, Ken Allars on trumpet, and Finn Ryan on drums
And the Band Played On: Music from the First World War Various artists
Antarctica. New music for toy piano and/or piano Antonietta Loffredo, piano
Antonín Dvořák Violin Concerto and Legends Richard Tognetti, Nordic Chamber Orchestra, Christian Lindberg conductor
Arnold Schoenberg. Complete Works for Solo Piano Danaë Killian, piano
Artefact Jeremy Sawkins Organ Quartet. Jeremy Sawkins, guitars; Darren Heinrich, organ; Spike Mason, saxophones; Toby Hall, drums
Astra 60. Piano works by Keith Humble, Helen Gifford, Margaret Boland, Tom Henry, Mark Pollard, Warren Burt and Lawrence Whiffin Michael Kieran Harvey piano
Asymmetry Karnivool
Aubade & Nocturne: Music of Sally Greenaway Sally Greenaway; Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra; Luminescence Chamber Choir; Trichotomy; others
Australian Portrait. Music by Hindson, Batterham, Broadstock, Boyd, Smetanin, Zadro HD Duo. Michael Duke, saxophones; David Howie, piano
Babe: orchestral soundtrack. Composed by Nigel Westlake Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nigel Westlake
Bach, Brandenburg Concertos Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, conductor
Bach. Piano transcriptions by Reger, Vaughan Williams, Busoni, Goossens, Grainger, Saint-Saëns, Martucci and others. Antony Gray
Bach: The Cello Suites Michael Goldschlager
Backblocks Sam Bates, with Marc Hannaford, Philip Rex
Begin Alister Spence, Joe Williamson and Christopher Cantillo
beginning and end of knowing. Mike Nock, Laurence Pike Mike Nock, piano; Laurence Pike, drums
Between the Keys Ensemble Offspring
Big Sea Arrow. Paul Derricott, drums; Hugh Barrett, piano; Dale Gorfinkel, vibes; Simon Ferenci, trumpet; Mike Majkowski, bass
Bigly Yellow. 90-minute documentary film Simon Kent, cornettist, trombonist, composer. Adrian Sherriff, keyboard/didgeridou; Peter Harper, sax; Ted Vining, drums; Roy Voodt, guitar; Stephen Magnusson, guitar. Film directed by Nigel Deans and Nubar Ghazarian
Birdsong at Dusk William Barton didgeridoo, with Kurilpa String Quartet, Delmae Barton vocals, John Rogers violin
Blackwattle Caprices. Music by Malats, Walton, Ross Edwards, JS Bach, Takemitsu, Tom Waits Jacob Cordover, classical guitar
Bliss. Opera with music by Brett Dean, libretto by Amanda Holden after the novel by Peter Carey Peter Coleman-Wright, Merlyn Quaife, Lorina Gore, Barry Ryan, David Corcoran, Taryn Fiebig, Kanen Breen, Shane Lowrencev, Henry Choo, Milijana Nikolic, Jane Parkin, Teresa La Rocca, Stephen Smith, Malcolm Ede, Erkki Veltheim Onstage Violinist, Opera Australia Chorus, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Elgar Howarth, conductor
Blue Rags Ian Munro piano
Blue Silence: Complete Works for String Quartet by Elena Kats-Chernin Acacia Quartet
Bohemian Rhapsody Benaud Trio
Brahms. Piano Concerto no. 1. Piano Concerto No. 2. Garrick Ohlsson, piano, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka conductor
Brandenburg Celebrates Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir directed by Paul Dyer. Soloists: Shaun Lee-Chen, Baroque violin; Jamie Hey, Baroque cello; Melissa Farrow, Baroque flute
Brotherhood Abbey, Foster, Falle
Butterfly Modernism: Chamber Music by Eve Duncan Silo String Quartet, Speak Percussion, other artists
Can You See with Two Sets of Eyes? Marc Hannaford, piano, with Ellery Eskelin,Tom Rainey, Scott Tinkler
Carl Vine String Quartets Goldner String Quartet
Catch Me If You Can. Music for saxophone and orchestra Amy Dickson alto saxophone, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey conductor
Cat’s Squirrel Merzbow and Oren Ambarchi
Chiaroscuro. Modern works for soprano and piano Jane Sheldon, soprano; Zubin Kanga, piano
Children’s Songs Composed and performed by Mark Isaacs, piano
China Wind: Robert Schubert plays the clarinet music of Julian Yu Robert Schubert, clarinet, with various artists
Chopin Sonatas: Duo and Solo Daniel Herscovitch, piano, Elizabeth Neville cello
City Speaks Callum g’Froerer and quintet
Clare Maclean: Osanna Sydney Chamber Choir, Paul Stanhope conductor
Cloak of Ash Hope Drone
Close Your Eyes and I’ll Close Mine Anna McMichael, violin, Tamar-Anna Cislowska, piano
Colophony Jon Rose, Meinrad Kneer, Richard Barrett
Compassion Lior, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Nigel Westlake composer and conductor
Composed Noise: New Works for Improvising String Quartet (2 discs) The Noise String Quartet (Veronique Serret, Mirabai Peart, James Eccles, Oliver Miller)
Concerto of the Greater Sea Joseph Tawadros, oud, Australian Chamber Orchestra
Connect Four Duets: Paul Williamson, trumpet with each of', Paul Grabowsky, Tony Gould, Andrea Keller, Marc Hannaford, pianists
Copland: Appalachian Spring, Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey, conductor, Emma Matthews, soprano
Dakshin Khun (Southern Man) Equus
Daramad Daramad
David Ades: A Life in a Day David Ades, alto saxophone; Tony Malaby, tenor and soprano saxophones; Mark Helias, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums
Daydreamer Darren Harts (Harts), composer, performer
Deep blue and dirty. Works by Andrew Schultz Southern Cross Soloists
Deep Blue and Dirty. Works by Andrew Schultz Southern Cross Soloists
Destination People Street Moth People
Dirtsong The Black Arm Band Company
Dissonants Hands like Houses. Matty P Cooper, lead guitar; Joel Tyrrell, bass; Trenton Todd Woodley, lead vocals, keyboard, programming; Alex Pearson, rhythm guitar and backing vocals; Matt Parkitney, drums
Don Kay: Bird Chants Vanessa Sharman piano
Dream Your Life Away Vance Joy
d’aujourd’hui Zoë Black violin, Daniel McKay guitar
Edward Elgar. The Dream of Gerontius. Cello Concerto Vladimir Ashkenazy conducts Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Choir; Jian Wang cello, voice soloists Mark Tucker, Lilli Paasikivi, David Wilson-Johnson
Elgar, Britten, Walton Li-Wei Qin, cello, London Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Zhang Yi
Emerald Leopard. Works by Brooke Green, Kats-Chernin, Andrea Pandolfo, Ross Edwards, and Gibbons, Morley, Dowland Josie and the Emeralds. Josie Ryan (soprano), Brooke Green, Laura Moore, Catherine Upex, Fiona Ziegler (viols).Guest artists: Belinda Montgomery (soprano), Margo Adelson, Anthea Cottee, Elizabeth Rumsey, Laura Vaughan (viols), Jacques Emery (double bass and percussion)
Emma Matthews. Mozart Arias Emma Matthews. Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Letonja
Empires Latitude 37. Julia Fredersdorff violin, Laura Vaughan viol and lirone, Donald Nicolson harpsichord and organ
Erub Era Kodo Mer. Traditional and Contemporary Music and Dance from Erub (Darnley Island), Torres Strait. (CD/DVD) People of Erub, Torres Strait Islands, Australia
Every Eight Seconds Matthew Sheens, piano, with octet
Everything Here Is Possible Alister Spence and Myra Melford, pianos
F. Joseph Haydn: L’Anima del Filosofo: Orpheus + Eurydice Elena Xanthoudakis, Andrew Goodwin, Derek Welton, Craig Everingham, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor
Family Portraits Andrea Keller
Fantasie Australis Peter Sheridan and The Monash University Flute Ensemble
Far Flung Alister Spence Trio
Fiddes vs Tinkler Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra. Andy Fiddes – composer and conductor; Scott Tinkler – trumpet soloist; David Theak – soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet; Aaron Michael – alto saxophone, flute; Evan Harris – tenor saxophone, flute; Matt Keegan – tenor saxophone, alto clarinet; Nick Bowd – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet; Darryl Carthew – trumpet, flugelhorn; Dane Laboyrie – trumpet, flugelhorn; Ray Cassar – trumpet, flugelhorn; Simon Ferenci – trumpet, flugelhorn; Dave Panichi – trombone; Eleanor Shearer – trombone; Ben Gurton – trombone; Justin Kearin – Bass trombone; Carl Morgan – guitar; Hugh Barrett – piano; Tom Botting – contrabass; Jamie Cameron – drums and cymbals
First Intersection Daryl Pratt Band. Daryl Pratt (vibraphone), Matt McMahon (piano & Fender Rhodes), Richard Maegraith (alto & tenor saxophone), Philip South (acoustic/electric percussion, marimba, sound design & malletKat), Emile Nelson (4 & 5-string electric basses), Jared Underwood (drums)
Fluid to the Influence Chris Abrahams, piano, organ, synthesizers
Flute Vox. Works by Takemitsu, Yu, Varèse, Smetanin, Tiutiunnik, Zadro, Vali, B. Dean, Cowie, Page, Kats-Chernin and Glynn Laura Chislett, Flute; Stephanie McCallum, piano; Thomas Jones, violin
For Emperor and Pope. Music for a Renaissance Court The Song Company plus Tommie Andersson, lute
Foundations. Modern Works in the Classical Tradition. Includes Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis by Australian composer Andrew Schultz, others by Sergio Cervetti, David Nisbet Stewart, Joanne D Carey, Daniel Perttu and Jonathan Sacks Kühn Mixed Choir of Prague, conducted by Marek Vorlicek; Libor Dudas, organ; Thomas Pinch, organist, with Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Peter Vronsky
Francis Poulenc: Complete Music for Solo Piano Antony Gray, piano
Gabriel’s Message (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Vol. V) The Renaissance Players, directed by Winsome Evans
George Garzone, The Monash Sessions Garzone, sax, with a number of student and faculty ensembles. Monash University Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Giraffe Solos John Encarnacao
Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride Pinchgut Opera. Caitlin Hulcup, Grant Doyle, Christopher Saunders, Christopher Richardson, Margaret Plummer, Nicholas Dinopoulos, Cantillation choir, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, Erin Helyard
Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out Kristin Berardi, vocals, James Sherlock, guitar
Gustav Mahler — Symphony no. 9 Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Handel. Rodelinda: Selected Arias Sydney Lyric Orchestra, cond. Richard Bonynge. Rodelinda - Valda Wilson (soprano), Bertarido - Fiona Janes (mezzo soprano), Grimoaldo - John Longmuir (tenor), Eduige - Liane Keegan (mezzo soprano), Unulfo- Lorina Gore (soprano), Garibaldo - Michael Lewis (baritone)
Haveli The Three Seas
Haydn, String Quartets Op. 20 Nos 1, 3, 4 Tinalley String Quartet
Hear and Know Mike Nock Trio Plus
Heard This and Thought of You. Music by Ortiz, Banister, Keller, Locke, Barbeler, Bach, Beamish, Palestrina, Seattle James Crabb, classical accordion; Genevieve Lacey, recorders
Hermeto Pascoal. The Monash Sessions. Hermeto Pascoal, Doug de Vries, James Macauley, Julien Wilson, Jordan Murray and musicians from the Monash University jazz program
Hetty Kate: Dim All the Lights. Vintage Love Songs of Peggy Lee, June Christy and Julie London Hettie Kate, voice, with Sam Keevers, piano; Ben Robertson, bass; James Sherlock, guitar; Danny Farrugia, drums.
History Goes Everywhere The Australysis Electroband. Roger Dean, leader, piano, computer; Sandy Evans, saxophones; Greg White, computer; with Hazel Smith, text, performer, the Blue Bus
Hope in My Pocket Berardi, Foran, Karlen (Kristin Berardi, voice, Sean Foran piano, Rafael Karlen, tenor sax)
Hymn to St Cecilia: A Celebration of Benjamin Britten Hymn to St Cecilia: A Celebration of Benjamin Britten Various Artists
Hymnarium Resonaxis
Hymne à l’amour Siobhan Stagg, soprano; Amir Farid, piano
H[igh] Curious Eugene Ball 4tet. Eugene Ball, trumpet; James Macaulay, trombone; James McLean, drums; Mick Meagher, electric bass
I See Seaweed The Drones
I Was Flying. Music by Sally Whitwell Sally Whitwell, Alexandra Oomens, VOX, Acacia Quartet, Sally Walker, Kirsten Williams
Improvisations and Comprovisations Improvisations and Comprovisations Scott Tinkler, Michael Hannan and Mic Deacon
In Black and White In black and white Tango Saloon (featuring Elana Stone)
Inferno: The piano music of Elliot Gyger Michael Kieran Harvey
Intimate Voices: Sibelius String Quartets Flinders Quartet
Island Songs. Works by Peter Scuthorpe, Brett Dean and Ross Edwards Amy Dickson, soprano and alto saxophones, Sydney Symphony cond. Ben Northey and Miguel Harth Bedoya
Jamie Oehlers. The Burden Of Memory Jamie Oehlers, tenor saxophone; Paul Grabowsky, piano; Reuben Rogers, bass; Eric Harland, drums
John Dowland — Sorrow stay Rosemary Hodgson lute, Justin Burwood, tenor
Josh Kyle. Possibilities, and Songs of Friends – two discs Possibilities: Josh Kyle, vocals, with English band. Songs of Friends: Kyle, vocals, with Sam Keevers, piano
Josh Kyle. Songs of Friends Josh Kyle, vocals, with Sam Keevers, piano
Just Enough Tom Vincent Morphic Resonance Project
Kapture Sandy Evans, Bobby Singh, Brett Hurst, Toby Hall, Sarangan Sriranganathan
Karaoke. The Usefulness of Art Origami
Kinetic Conversations Keith Humble (piano, electronic instruments), Bert Turetsky (contrabass)
King Of The Air. The Charles Kingsford Smith Musical Music and lyrics by Gavin Lockley, book and lyrics by Ann Blainey. Cast principals, Daniel Belle, Renae Martin, David Hooley, Meredith O’Reilly, Philip Dodd, Yvonne Kenny AM, Simon Tedeschi, piano. The Metropolitan Orchestra, Sarah-Grace Williams conductor
Kopfüberwelle Chris Abrahams, organ, Sabine Vogel, flute
Kristin Berardi: Where or When Kristin Berardi, vocals, with Steve Newcomb piano, James Sherlock guitar, Julien Wilson tenor saxophone, Sam Anning bass.
Lady Sings the Viol: 700 Years of Songs for Voice & Viols The Marais Project, Jennifer Eriksson director
Learning to Howl. Music by Andrew Ford Jane Sheldon soprano, various artists
Like a Maelstrom: the music of Brendan Colbert Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Silo String Quartet, Phoebe Green (viola), Peter Dumsday (piano), Bruno Siketa (trumpet), Timothy Phillips (conductor)
Lina Andonovska: Flute. Music by Bach, Martinu, & Vine Lina Andonovska, flute; Rachael Tobin, cello; Ying Ho, piano; Kimberley Steele, piano
Live at Bennett’s Lane Casey Golden Trio
Live at PBSFM 1981 Ted Vining Trio
Liza Lim: Orchestral Works The Compass (2006): Christoph Poppen, conductor, Carin Levine, flutes, William Barton, didgeridoo, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Pearl, Ochre, Hair String (2009–10): Lothar Zagrosek, conductor, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. The Guest (2010); Rupert Huber, conductor, Jeremias Schwarzer, recorders, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden.
Lost in the Stars Allan Browne Trio, with Marc Hannaford, Sam Pankhurst
Lounge Suite Tango The Umbrellas. Peter Dasent, piano, organ and accordion; James Greening, trombone, pocket trumpet and sousaphone; Andrew Robson, alto and baritone saxophones; Andrew Wilkie, vibraphone and marimba; Zoe Hauptmann, double bass; Toby Hall, drums
Lyle Chan String Quartet. An AIDS Activist’s Memoir in Music Acacia Quartet
Mad Rush. Piano works by Philip Glass Lisa Moore, piano
Mahler, Symphony No 2 in C minor ‘Resurrection’ – performances by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz conductor; Sydney Symphony, Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Mahler. Teddy Tahu Rhodes. Lieder – Five Rückert Lieder, Kindertotenlieder and four Lieder from Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bass-baritone), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja (conductor), Sharolyn Kimmorley (piano)
Making Signs Syzygy. Laila Engle, flutes; Blair Harris, cello; Leigh Harrold, piano; Robin Henry, clarinets; Jenny Khafagi, violin; Guest: Daniel Richardson, percussion
Malcolm Williamson. The Complete Piano Concertos Piers Lane piano, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Howard Shelley conductor
Malign Forenzics. Matthew Syres (guitar and effects), Joe Cummins (trumpet and electronics), Dirk Kruithof (guitar and fretless bass), John Wilton (drums)
Mantras and Night Flowers. Piano music of Ross Edwards and Carl Vine Bernadette Harvey, piano
Matthew Sheens. Untranslatable Matthew Sheens, piano, with Sara Serpa, vocals, Michael Mayo, vocals, Mike Moreno, guitar, Linda Oh, bass, Kenneth Salters, drums, Rodregio Boccato, percussion, Stefani Collins, violin 1, Francesca Dardani, violin 2, Yumi Oshima, viola, Hiro Matsuo, cello, Yanni Burton, double bass
Melodious Thunk Abbreviations Orchestra. Andrew Garton, alto saxophone; Dan Quigley, trumpet; Joe Roberts, tenor saxophone; John Carpenter, trombone; Bruce Woodard, guitar; Phil Jack, bass; Nathan Goldman, drums; guest: Zac Hurren, tenor saxophone
Memory Night Chris Abrahams, piano
Missa Solis: Requiem for Eli. Music by Nigel Westlake Liam Crisanti treble soloist, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Nigel Westlake conductor
Monash Art Ensemble Monash Art Ensemble and the Australian Art Orchestra
Mooroolbark Barney McAll, with Julien Wilson, Stephen Magnusson, Jonathan Zwartz, Simon Barker, Mino Cinelu, and Shannon Barnett
Mosaic: Australian Guitar Concertos. Works by Richard Charlton, Ross Edwards, Philip Bracanin, Peter Sculthorpe Karin Schaupp (guitar), Benjamin Northey, Richard Mills, Ronald Spigelman (conductors), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Mozart. Piano Concertos No 25 (in C major No 25 KV 503), No 18 (in B flat major No 18 KV 456), No 23 (in A major No 23 KV 488), No 27 (in B flat major No 27 KV 595) . Nos. 25 and 18: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Howard Shelley soloist and conductor; no. 23: Simon Tedeschi piano, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Briger conductor; no27: Imogen Cooper piano, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti leader
Mozart: Arias and Orchestral Music Teddy Tahu Rhodes; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Ola Rudner conductor
Mozart: Stolen Beauties. Chamber music by Mozart, Punto and Michael Haydn Ironwood with Anneke Scott, natural and piston horns
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3 & 5, Sinfonia Concertante Richard Tognetti, violin, Christopher Moore, viola, Australian Chamber Orchestra
Multi-Piano 1978-2012 Roger Dean
Music for Airport Furniture, by Stephen Whittington Zephyr Quartet
Mutiny Music Baecastuff
My Hero Greta Bradman, soprano, with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Richard Boynnge
Mysteries of Gregorian Chant Singers of St Laurence, conducted by Neil McEwen
Narratives and Detours: music by Australian composers Jeanell Carrigan, piano
Navigator Arrow. Paul Derricott, drums and compositions; Eamon Dilworth, trumpet and compositions; Thomas Botting, double bass; Ben Hauptman, guitar
Ndakondwa (I’m Happy) Larry Maluma
Neighbouring Objects Mike Majkowski, bass
Network of Lines Tilman Robinson
Ngambala Wiji Li-Wunungu (Together We Are Strong). The Song Peoples Sessions Shellie Morris and the Borroloola Songwomen
Nick Parnell. Vibes Virtuoso Nick Parnell, marimba; Amir Farid, piano
Nicole Car: The Kiss Nicole Car (soprano) with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra conducted by Andrea Molino
Not Music Yet by David Young Zubin Kanga, piano
Observations EP Virtual Proximity
On Love and Science. CD and illustrated hardback book Zulya and the Children of the Underground. Musicians: Zulya Kamalova, vocals, writer, composer, leader; Lucas Michailidis, guitars; Aviva Endean, clarinets, tenor sax; Anthony Schulz, piano accordion, piano; Justin Marshall, drums, percussion; Andrew Tanner, double bass, jew’s harp. Accompanies illustrated book, hard back by Zulya Kamalova, illustrations by Dilka Bear
One Claire Edwardes, solo percussion
One, Two, Three. Works by Johnson, Kirsten, Dean, Rigler, Fonville and Cage Tim Munro, voice and flute
Opal Dream Howie Smith and Mike Nock
Open by The Necks Open The Necks
Open Polar Sea. Works by Col Fuhler, Salvatore Sciarrino, Morton Feldman, Damien Barbeler, Daniel Blinkhorn and Anna McMichael Anna McMichael, solo violin, with Col Fuhler on one track
Oranges and Sunshine. Elly Hoyt Elly Hoyt, vocals; Scott Griffiths, piano; Darryn Farrugia, drums; Jonathan Zion, bass; William Barton, didgeridoo; Sarah Curro, violin; Anita Quayle, cello
Outliers Casey Golden Trio
Paper Planes. Film score by Nigel Westlake Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Westlake. Performers include Michael Keiran Harvey, Riley Lee, Hannah Coleman, Cold Chisel, Lior. Film directed by Robert Connolly, starring Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington.
Paper Tiger Stephen Magnusson, Jamie Oehlers and Ben Vanderwal
Peggy Glanville-Hicks: Sappho – Opera in Three Acts, libretto from the play by Lawrence Durrell Deborah Polaski, Martin Homrich, Scott MacAllister, Roman Trekel, Wolfgang Koch, John Tomlinson, Coro Gulbenkian, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Jennifer Condon conductor
Percy Grainger – Piano Works Leslie Howard, with David Stanhope and Geoffrey Parsons
Permanence Storm the Sky. Daniel Breen, vocals; Will Jarratt, clean vocals; Andy Szetho, guitar; Lachlan Avis, guitar; Benny Craib, bass; Alex Trail, drums
Permission to Evaporate Joseph Tawadros, with Christian McBride, James Tawadros, Matt McMahon, Mike Stern
Peter Sculthorpe – A Retrospective Collection of Some Favourite Sculthorpe Works Various artists
Peter Sculthorpe 1929-2014 The ABC Recordings. PART 1 Various Australian orchestras and soloists
Peter Sculthorpe 1929-2014 The ABC Recordings. PART 2 Various Australian orchestras and soloists
Peter Sculthorpe: Complete works for solo piano (2 CDs) Tamara-Anna Cislowska, piano
Piano Inside Out. Works by Gyger, Vines, Rojas, Young, Whale, Page and Moles Zubin Kanga, piano
Pierrot Felucca
Pilgrimage to Montserrat The Renaissance Players, directed by Winsome Evans
Pillar of Wisdom (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Vol. IV). Gabriel’s Message (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Vol. V). (Two discs) The Renaissance Players, directed by Winsome Evans
Place to Be Alex Stuart - guitar, composition; Irving Acao - tenor saxophone & Fender Rhodes; Stephane Guillaume - tenor & soprano saxophone; Antoine Banville - drums & gong; Christophe Wallemme - double & electric bass
Prayer for Peace: Sacred Choral Music in the Modern Age Cantillation, Anthony Walker conductor
Prima Luce. A Collection of Christmas Hymns and Chants Prima Luce. Lily Kelly, Rioghnach McCaughan (sopranos), Genevieve McCaughan, Xavier Piat (altos), John Brazier, James Doig (tenors), Ronan Reilly, Cormac McCaughan (basses)
Provenance Vince Jones and Paul Grabowsky
Psychosonata: original works by Michael Kieran Harvey Michael Kieran Harvey, various artists
Purcell, Handel Miriam Allan, soprano, with Ironwood
Rasa Duende. Improvisations Rasa Duende: Bobby Singh, Adrian McNeil, Damian Wright
Real Feel The Holidays
Reinventions Genevieve Lacey and Flinders Quartet
Resonances: Music for Harp: The Marshall McGuire Collection Marshall McGuire, harp
Richard Strauss. Don Juan, Four last Songs, Also sprach Zarathustra Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Erin Wall (soprano)
Roger Woodward: A Concerto Collection Roger Woodward, piano
Rosin: 60th Anniversary Collection Jon Rose
Sanctuary. A meditation on memory, identity, family and the power of regeneration. Gary Daley
Sand Lines Jeremy Rose Quartet. Rose, alto and soprano saxophones; Jackson Harrison, piano; Alex Boneham, double bass; James Waples, drums; Carl Morgan, guest guitar.
Sarah Blasko. I Awake Sarah Blasko, with orchestra
Scattered Reflections Lior
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 ‘Unfinished’ and Incidental Music to Rosamunde — Selections Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sebastian Lang-Lessing conductor
Schumann Piano Trios Susan Collins, violin; Sue Ellen Paulsen, cello; Duncan Gifford, piano
Seasons of Love Gian Slater, Eddie Perfect, Tony Gould and Graeme Lyall
Semblances: Thomas Reiner Chamber Works Jessica Aszodi, Kim Tan, Peter Dumsday, Tristram Williams, Silvia Tocchini, Luciano Tristaino, Francesco Gesualdi, Luigi Attademo, Gisbert Watty, Kenji Fujimura, Adrian Tosello, Luciano Tristaino, Gisbert Watty, Alessandra Gentile, Thomas Meyer, Teemu Myöhänen, Dorothea Eppendorf, Peter Sheridan, Kevin Schempf, CrossSound Sinfonietta, Stewart Emerson.
Seraphim Sara Macliver, soprano. Orchestra of the Antipodes, Brett Weymark conductor. West Australian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Northey; other artists
Sergei Prokofiev. Romeo and Juliet Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy
Seven Stations. Love poems for Sydney Alison Morgan and Anna Fraser, sopranos; Josh Hill, percussion; Joe Manton, bass; Stefan Duwe, viola; Ezmi Pepper, cello
Severe My Disco. Liam Andrews, bass and vocals; Benjamin Andrews, guitar; Rohan Rebeiro, drums
Shadows and Silhouettes: new piano compositions celebrating a Chinese-Western confluence Antonietta Loffredo, piano
Sheltering Sky Drowning Horse. Kim McConchie on vocals and noise, James Wills on drums, Brendan McGrath and Michael Larkins on guitars and Robin Mander on bass
Sideband. Music by Coelho, Gill, Kos, McNamara and Williams Anthony Clarke, Alicia Crossley, Mark Donnelly, Jane Duncan, Claire Edwardes, Charlotte Fetherston, Anna Fraser, Brad Gill, Lanneke Jones, Susannah Lawergren, Jihyeon Lim, Winnie Lin, Roland Peelman, Julia Ryder, Nicole Thomson, Kerry Yong.
Sign of Life Strange Days on Earth
Smile by The Idea of North Smile The Idea of North
Smörgåsbord – The Marais Project The Marais Project directed by Jenny Eriksson and Tommie Andersson
Songs from the Paddock to the Trenches. Music by Martin Wesley-Smith, lyrics by Peter Wesley-Smith The Song Company directed by Roland Peelman
Sonorous Sonatas. Fantasie Australis Peter Sheridan and the Monash University Flute Ensemble
Sons Of No Guns For We Are Anomalous Song Fwaa
Spring Sea Music of Dreams – Music for Shakuhachi and Harp Riley Lee, shakuhachi, Marshall McGuire, harp
Springs, for all the Winters Nat Bartsch Trio
Starship Z Kosmostan Zulya Kamalova
Stasis Ecstatic Decibel. Cat Hope, Lindsay Vickery, Stuart James, Malcolm Riddoch, Tristan Parr, Aaron Wyatt
Still Still. Gian Slater Gian Slater Trio. Gian Slater, voice and compositions, Nathan Slater, guitar, Chris Hale, bass guitar
Stories of Ghosts Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier
Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring; Mahler, Symphony No 1 Australian World Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conductor
Such a Sky Imogen Manins (cello), Tony Gould (piano), with Slava Grigoryan, David Jones, Riley Lee, Gian Slater, Eugene Ughetti
Suite SIMA Mike Nock Octet
Sun, Cloud by Luke Howard Sun, Cloud Luke Howard
Suspicion The Tango Saloon
Swailing Julien Wilson Trio
Sweethearts by Sam Anning, Julien Wilson, Allan Browne Trio Sweethearts Sam Anning, Julien Wilson, Allan Browne Trio
Switches & Hose Dale Gorfinkel
Sylvan Coda Chris Hale
Taking Pictures Jo Lawry, singer/songwriter, vocals, guitar. One track a duet with Sting
Ten. Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10. Godowsky: Studies on Chopin’s Etudes, Op. 10 David Stanhope, piano
Tender Earth Simon Tedeschi, piano. Works by Kevin Hunt, Mark Isaacs, Evan Lohning, Mike Nock, Bill Risby
The Art Of The Didgeridoo William Barton, Matthew Doyle, various ensembles
The Beethoven-Willems Collection. 36 piano sonatas, 5 piano concertos, Diabelli Variations, presented in chronological order. Stuart and Sons piano Gerard Willems, piano, Sinfonia Australis cond. Antony Walker
The Bitter Suite Paul Grabowsky composer, performed by Paul Grabowsky Sextet
The Celtic Songbook A compilation of melodies from Ireland, Scotland and Wales featuring singers David Hobson, Nollaig Casey, Paul McMahon, Annalisa Kerrigan, Sarah Calderwood and Teddy Tahu Rhodes, with various ensembles
The Classic 100: Baroque and Before Many Australian and international soloists, ensembles and orchestras
The Cool School of the 1950s. The beginning of modern jazz in Australia Australian Jazz Quintet, and bands led by Michael Walker, Bruce Clarke, Jack Brokensha, Lindsay Copeland, Clare Bail, Eddie Oxley, Brian Brown, Mike Nock
The Denominators The Denominators. Paul Derricott, drums; Brendan Clarke, bass; Hugh Barrett, rhodes; Dave Jackson, saxophone. Guest: James Muller, guitar
The Fairy Queen, by Henry Purcell Pinchgut Opera conducted by Antony Walker. Principal soloists: Sara Macliver (soprano), Sally-Anne Russell (mezzo- soprano), Jamie Allen, Paul McMahon (tenors), and Stephen Bennett (bass). Supporting soloists: Miriam Allan, Belinda Montgomery, Alison Morgan (sopranos), Jenny Duck-Chong (mezzo-soprano), Brett Weymark (tenor), Corin Bone, Simon Lobelson (baritones). Cantillation (chamber choir) and the Orchestra of the Antipodes led by Anna McDonald
The Flood. Music by Michael Hannan, lyrics by Janis Balodis Isabella A Cappella, The Flood Band
The Gershwin Collection Simon Tedeschi, with James Morrison, Sarah McKenzie, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey
The Good, the Bad and the Awkward Sally Whitwell, piano, toy piano, recorder, melodica, harpsichord
The Healer Anton Delecca Quartet
The Mango Balloon, Volume 3 Julian Curwin, The Mango Balloon
The Messiaen Nexus Elisabeth Sellars, violin, Kenji Fujimura, piano.
The Migration Stu Hunter (piano) with Cameron Undy (acoustic and electric bass), Simon Barker (drums and percussion), Carl Dewhurst (guitars), Matt Keegan (tenor and baritone sax, alto clarinet), Julien Wilson (tenor sax, bass clarinet, clarinet), James Greening (trombone, pocket trumpet, tuba), Phil Slater (trumpet) and vocalists Katie Noonan (on Twelve Stages of Freedom) and Tina Harrod
The Opening Statement Divergence Jazz Orchestra
The Quartets: Peter Sculthorpe with the Goldner Quartet Peter Sculthorpe, Goldner String Quartet
The Reef (DVD) Australian Chamber Orchestra. Richard Tognetti, Jon Frank, Mick Sowry, Iain Grandage
The Remembering and Forgetting of the Air Jonathan Zwartz
The Seasons (Tchaikowsky) Grigoryan Brothers
The Secret River. Film music by Burkhard Dallwitz Erkki Veltheim, Ceridwen Welsh, Charlotte Jacke, Jon Heilbron, Yinuo Mu, John Barrett, Rebecca Simpson, David Herzog, Burkhard Dallwitz, The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jan Chalupecky. TV miniseries of the novel by Kate Grenville
The Shepherd and the Mermaid. German Romantic Rarities for piano, voice and clarinet Trio Kroma: Elena Xanthoudakis soprano, Jason Xanthoudakis clarinet, Clemens Leske piano
The Stone People. Solo piano works by John Luther Adams, Martin Bresnick, Julia Wolfe, Missy Mazzoli, Kate Moore Lisa Moore, piano and voice
The Sweetness of Things Half-Remembered Rafael Karlen, tenor saxophone; Steve Newcomb, piano; Rebecca Karlen, violin; Eugenie Costello-Shaw, violin; Alice Buckingham, viola; Danielle Bentley, cello
The Sword and the Brush Red Fish Blue
The Worry Seekae
There Was a Man Lived in the Moon. Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Songs. Traditional tunes arranged by Andrew Ford. Jane Sheldon, soprano; Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bass-baritone; various instrumental ensembles
This Machine FourPlay String Quartet. Lara Goodridge - violin and vocals, Shenzo Gregorio – viola, Peter Hollo - cello and vocals, and Tim Hollo – viola and vocals
This Narrow Isthmus Julien Wilson Quartet. With Wilson, tenor sax and clarinet; Barney McAll, piano; Allan Browne, drums; Jonathan Zwartz, double bass
This Time Grigoryan Brothers
Timeline Craig Scott Quintet
Tinkly Tinkly Jess Green’s Bright Sparks
To Sail, To Sing Nat Bartsch Trio
to your poverty quietly go Umlaut
Tokyo 1972 Teletopa
Truancy Jim Denley and Cor Fuhler
Truth Seekers, Lovers and Warriors Joseph Tawadros, oud. With James Tawadros, req, bendir; Matt McMahon, piano; James Greening, trombone; James Crabb, accordion
Tuned Darker. Works by Cat Hope, Stuart James and Lindsay Vickery Decibel. Cat Hope, Lindsay Vickery, Stuart James, Tristan Parr, Aaron Wyatt, Louise Devenish, Caitlin Cassidy
Two-Out Mike Nock, piano; Roger Manins, tenor saxophone
Unfold. Works by Banks, Butterley, Meale, Werder Kreutzer Quartet
Unseen Scenes Bungalow. Mike Rivett’s Japanese band. Rivett, tenor sax, electronics; Kichi Sata, piano; Hiroshi Ikejiri, bass; Ko Omura, drums, tabla.
Verklärung: ecstatic exercises for cello Anna Martin-Scrase, cello. Composition by Moya Henderson.
Vessel The Kite String Tangle
Virtual Proximity James Annesley / Virtual Proximity
Visible Six and The Best of Visible Various artists, mostly from Africa resident in Melbourne
Volume Two The Cope Street Parade. Justin Fermino, tenor saxophone and vocals; Ben Panucci, guitar and vocals; Aaron Flower, guitar; Sam Dobson, double bass; Grant Arthur, sousaphone, trombone and backing vocals
Wave Rider Andrea Keller Quartet with Strings
Waves I. Music by Elliott Gyger and Andrew Ford Halcyon: Alison Morgan and Jenny Duck-Chong
Waves II. Music by Ross Edwards and Dan Walker Halcyon: Jenny Duck-Chong and Alison Morgan
Wear More Headbands The Grid
Weaver of Dreams The Andrew Dickeson Quintet
Why Is There Something Instead of Nothing Mike Majkowski
Wilderness of Mirrors Lawrence English
William Barton. Kalkadungu – Music for Didjeridu and Orchestra Sydney Symphony Orchestra cond. Richard Gill; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra cond. Arvo Volmer; Queensland Symphony Orchestra cond. Michael Christie. William Barton, didjeridu; Delmae Barton, voice.
Winanjjara – The Song Peoples’ Sessions Warren H Williams and the Warumungu Songmen. Sung in Aboriginal languages
Wings of a Dove. Music of serenity and peace. Various artists
Words Collider
X-ray Baby. Works by Hsieh, Martin, Pinto d’Aguiar, Neal Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, directed by Timothy Phillips
Yellow Sticker by Tal Cohen Yellow Sticker Tal Cohen
Yonder by The catholics Yonder The catholics

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