Music for Autumn currently features on Listening Posts in Arts. This includes new releases and latest arrivals in film sound tracks, musical theatre, jazz, rock and classical music.
The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on. There are eight jukebox listening posts in the Arts Reading Room, where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.
Soundtracks include Nigel Westlake’s vibrant symphonic score for the hit Australian children’s movie, Paper Planes, set in outback Western Australia and the World Paper Plane Championship in Japan, and the Tangerine Dream score for 1985s Ridley Scott fantasy-adventure, Legend. In musical theatre, Song of Australia features a Barry Humphries and Carl Davis collaboration with large orchestra and choir, and Tess of the D’Urbervilles contains both London and Studio cast recordings of a 1990s musical adaption of Thomas Hardy’s novel.
Autumn leaves : mellow jazz favourites and Two 4 jazz are two new compilations that include some great performances by Australian jazz artists and bands, such as Paul Grabowsky, Smacka Fitzgibbon, Grace Knight and Roger Bell & his Pagan Pipers, with composers such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Henry Mancini featured. Elegy is a compilation of classic World War 1 songs and music. Kiss Me Once is the latest release by Australian pop music icon Kylie Minogue, and True Romance is the debut album by British rock band, Golden Silvers.
Take One features music and themes from popular films, TV and musical shows reimagined by British jazz trio, Big Screen. Highlights include themes from Bewitched and Chariots of Fire given a toe-tapping and upbeat treatment.