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.

Paper planes : original soundtrack composed and conducted by Nigel Westlake. Performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Universal Music Group, 2015

Universal Music Group, 2015

 

Legend : music from the motion picture composed by Tangerine Dream.

BSX Records, 2012

BSX Records, 2012

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.

Tess of the D’Urbervilles : original cast recording : a musical adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel.

Stage Door, 2014

Stage Door, 2014

 

Song of Australia : a unique musical extravaganza by Barry Humphries and Carl Davis.

Bilarm Music [2006].

Bilarm Music [2006].

 

Two 4 jazz : a selection by Bill Armstrong & Nevill Sherburn.

Bilarm Music [2006].

Bilarm Music [2006].

Autumn leaves : mellow jazz favourites.

ABC/Universal, 2014

ABC/Universal, 2014

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.

Elegy : music of a new dawn from the shadows of World War 1.

ABC, 2015

ABC, 2015

 

Kiss me once by Kylie Minogue.

KDB, 2014

KDB, 2014

 

True romance by Golden Silvers.

XL Recordings, 2009

XL Recordings, 2009

 

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Also check out the following title on Naxos Jazz, one of the Library’s great music databases available free online in the Library, or from home if you are one of our Victorian registered users.

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.

Take one by Big Screen.

Linn Records, 2014

Linn Records, 2014

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