Released for the 60th birthday of this major Australian composer, this is a CD of his important orchestral works conducted by the composer himself. The Oboe Concerto and the Cello Concerto are considered amongst his greatest works. The ten Scriabin Poems are lovingly orchestrated homages to Smalley's favourite composer. Together, these works make up a landmark, seminal disc that will be a classic of Australian composition.
Artists: Joel Marangella (oboe), Raphael Wallfisch (cello).
Composers: Roger Smalley.
Conductors: Roger Smalley.
Orchestras: West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Label: ABC Classics Cat. No.: 980 047-5
ROGER SMALLEY (b. 1943)
Oboe Concerto (1995/96)
Concerto for Cello & 17 Players