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ACD404

Complete Electro-Acoustic Works

Composers:


Douglas Lilburn




Douglas Lilburn (1915-2001) is considered ‘the father of New Zealand music’. After considerable success, he rejected composing for acoustic musical instruments and turned wholly to the creation of electronic works because he felt they would more accurately portray New Zealand in its own right, without reference to European musical forms. Some works are purely electronic; others were inspired by the natural sounds of the sea or bush, or the writings of leading New Zealand writers such as Allen Curnow, Denis Glover and Alistair Campbell.

1.

Three Inscapes: I

Douglas Lilburn

2:34

2.

Three Inscapes: II

Douglas Lilburn

4:33

3.

Three Inscapes: III

Douglas Lilburn

4:57

4.

Sounds and Distances

Douglas Lilburn

10:02

5.

Carousel

Douglas Lilburn

10:46

6.

Winterset

Douglas Lilburn

9:53

7.

Triptych

Douglas Lilburn

10:46

8.

Of Time and Nostalgia

Douglas Lilburn

11:00

9.

Cicadas

Douglas Lilburn

2:30

10.

Soundscape with Lake and River

Douglas Lilburn

11:04

11.

Poem in Time of War

Douglas Lilburn

15:01

12.

Dance Sequence – Expo 70

Douglas Lilburn

10:55

13.

Summer Voices

Douglas Lilburn

6:39

14.

Five Toronto Pieces: I

Douglas Lilburn

3:18

15.

Five Toronto Pieces: II

Douglas Lilburn

4:13

16.

Five Toronto Pieces: III

Douglas Lilburn

4:11

17.

Five Toronto Pieces: IV

Douglas Lilburn

2:44

18.

Five Toronto Pieces: V

Douglas Lilburn

3:56

19.

Toronto Tailfeather

Douglas Lilburn

1:13

20.

Fragments of a Poem

Douglas Lilburn

6:52

21.

Study of One Note

Douglas Lilburn

4:03

22.

God Save

Douglas Lilburn

1:12

23.

The Return

Douglas Lilburn

17:06

24.

Three Studies for Gustav Ciamaga: Study 1

Douglas Lilburn

2:49

25.

Three Studies for Gustav Ciamaga: Study 2

Douglas Lilburn

3:22

26.

Three Studies for Gustav Ciamaga: Study 3

Douglas Lilburn

2:59

27.

Welcome Stranger

Douglas Lilburn

26:10

28.

Five Toronto Pieces: Prelude

Douglas Lilburn

3:45

29.

Five Toronto Pieces: Two Part Scrabble

Douglas Lilburn

1:19

30.

Five Toronto Pieces: White Noise Study

Douglas Lilburn

3:13

31.

Five Toronto Pieces: Sings Harry

Douglas Lilburn

5:06

32.

Five Toronto Pieces: Spectrum Study

Douglas Lilburn

6:19