Browsing: Soundscape

Music Recording

Category:Soundscape

Artist(s): Genevieve Lacey, composer, Alexis Wright, words. Lou Bennett (voice), The Consort of Melbourne, Linda Kent (pipe organ), Marshall McGuire (harp), Phil Slater (trumpet), Speak Percussion, Erkki Veltheim (violin/viola), Mindy Meng Wang (guzhdeng), Vahideh Eisaei (qanun), Simon Martyn-Ellis (theorbo/baroque guitar), Amadou Suso (kora), Sunny Kim (voice).

Label: CD, ABC Classic ABCL0057

Reviewed by: Gwen Bennett

Genevieve Lacey, renowned recorder virtuoso, steps into a different realm here as she creates, with a large team of collaborators in addition to those listed above, a wondrous sonic kaleidoscope to transport the listener away from the everyday. The work was commissioned for installation in the ‘Garden of Australian Dreams’ at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra.

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Music Recording

Category:Musical Theatre, Soundscape

Artist(s): Isabella A Cappella, The Flood Band

Label: Wirripang Wirr 073

www.australiancomposers.com.au

Reviewed by: Gwen Bennett

Soundscapes and song, heartbreak, hope and humour accompany an aural promenade through the streets of Lismore. The town of Lismore lies in a flood-prone area of the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Those floods are illustrated here in…

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Music Recording

Category:Comprovisation, Electronic Music, Experimental Music, Improvisation, Soundscape

Artist(s): Reuben Lewis: trumpet, synthesisers, pedals, electronics, field recordings.

Label: Shimmering Moods Records

Reviewed by: Kevin Bonnett

“Reuben Lewis is a visionary artist prepared to forge his own pathways challenging cultural notions of music and music making. Here is his first solo work featuring four commissioned pieces, each an adventure to be savoured from first whisper to end.”

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