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ANTILL: Corroboree / Outback Overture



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ANTILL: Corroboree / Outback Overture

Australian composer John Antill is best remembered for his exuberant, outstandingly successful and ever-popular ballet Corroboree. Drawing on material Antill notated in 1913 at an Aboriginal Corroboree (a type of ritual ceremony) in Botany Bay and on his subsequent research on Aboriginal music, Corroboree is widely recognized as a landmark in Australian music history. Antill’s Outback Overture is a charming concert opener, reminiscent of Stravinsky’s rhythmic energy, British folk melodies, Copland’s harmonic influence and Grainger’s humour.

Antill, John

  Outback Overture
1.   Play with flash player Outback Overture 00:07:57
2.   Play with flash player I. Welcome Ceremony 00:08:29
3.   Play with flash player II. Dance to the Evening Star 00:03:39
4.   Play with flash player III. A Rain Dance 00:04:55
5.   Play with flash player IV. Spirit of the Wind 00:03:50
6.   Play with flash player V. Rising Sun 00:02:38
7.   Play with flash player VI. The Morning Star 00:01:49
8.   Play with flash player VII. Procession of the Totems and Closing Ceremony 00:15:47

Total Playing Time: 00:49:04

Antill, John

Judd, James

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570241

Barcode: 0747313024179

Release Date: 05/2008

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