CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung
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CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung

The power of the human voice collides with words and music in the latest CD release from Halcyon This moment must be sung, (Tall Poppies) which features the chamber songs of contemporary Australian composer Andrew Schultz (b 1960). A prolific composer of instrumental and vocal music for both small and large forces, Schulz says he…

Art Music Award Winners For 2018 Announced
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Art Music Award Winners For 2018 Announced

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the 2018 Art Music Awards. The winners, drawn from the six states and territories in 11 categories, were announced at a gala event honouring Australia’s finest art music composers from the genres of contemporary classical music, jazz, experimental music and sound art, held at Melbourne’s Plaza Ballroom…

The Story Behind Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon
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The Story Behind Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon

Receiving personalised presents from good friends is surely one of the best things about celebrating a birthday. New music ensemble Halcyon celebrated its 15th birthday in 2013, with 21 new songs written especially for them by some of Australia’s finest songwriters. These songs have been crafted on to a new recording Kingfisher – Songs for…