Between the Keys: Ensemble Offspring

Dedicated to new music and new ideas in music performance, Ensemble Offspring has produced a recording of most unusual compositions, based around a new tuning system. Various composers have collaborated with instrument makers to achieve their objectives in the creation of this new musical vocabulary. The CD booklet helps to explain, via a short historical … Read more

One: Claire Edwardes (Percussion)

Tall Poppies: TP223 A vast array of tonal colours and new ideas are apparent in the third CD from Australian percussionist, Claire Edwardes. This is a disc that not only contains established repertoire, but also new pieces specially composed for Edwardes. The undertaking, however, was to assemble music for only one percussion instrument, hence the … Read more

Flash: Marimba Miniatures, Claire Edwardes, Tall Poppies TP215

Originally a pianist, Claire Edwardes is now one of Australia‚Äôs most highly acclaimed percussionists. On her second recording for the Tall Poppies label, Edwardes has compiled a selection of 33 short pieces, some from her days as a fine pianist (Bach, Schumann, Shostakovich, Kabalevsky, Tchaikovsky, Bartok and Corea) and others are by Australian composers, some … Read more