Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include latest releases in film, musical theatre, opera, classical & popular music.
The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on.
The Deluxe Edition of The Sapphires : original motion picture soundtrack features an extra five songs from the 2012 hit Australian movie. It includes the vocals of Jessica Mauboy, Jade MacRae, Lou Bennett, Juanita Tippens and Darren Percival, singing many hit songs from the 1960s. Mojo. Action! : 15 cult movie classics features songs and music from classic movies such as Pulp Fiction, Eraserhead and Superfly, performed by Ricky Nelson, Bobby Womack, the John Barry Orchestra and many others.
The very best of the Eurovision song contest is a compilation of 50 years of Eurovision hits performed by Abba, Cliff Richard, Lulu, Sandie Shaw, Matt Monro, Olivia Newton-John, Katrina & the Waves and many more. Encore by Marina Prior contains excerpts from musical shows and films such as Camelot, Toy story 2, The Sound of Music and Kiss Me Kate performed by Australian musical theatre star, Marina Prior.
Kinky Boots and Bombshell are original cast recordings for two new musicals based on true stories. Kinky Boots features music and lyrics by pop superstar, Cyndi Lauper. Bombshell is based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, and was performed within the Golden Globe-nominated television hit series “SMASH.”
Two new releases from the ABC include Lucia : great opera scenes, featuring excerpts from Lucia Di Lamermoor, Tosca, Aida, Don Giovanni and many more, performed by some of the world’s most loved opera stars. MSO live : Mahler Symphony no. 2 “The Resurrection” features the Melbourne Symphony and two great Australian singers – Elizabeth Whitehouse, in her debut appearance on an Australian recording label, and the great mezzo-soprano, Bernadette Cullen. Recorded live at the Arts Centre, Hamer Hall, December 2004.