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Choral Forests

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Choral Forests
textures of nature, fabrics of voices

The Astra ChoirΒ conducted byΒ John McCaughey
withΒ string quintet,Β Linda Kent, organ,
Kim Bastin,Β keyboard,Β Michael Hewes, sound diffusion

Choral experiences of the elaborations of NatureΒ 
and the stories of its internal spirits.

The programΒ explores densities of collective singing amongΒ imagery of nature in Australian and Romanian compositions.

With two new Australian works:
Penelope Alexander,Β Woodnaggerak -Β human polyphony from transcription of birdsong;
Martin Friedel, fragments from the unfinishedΒ Arboreana -Β choir with string ensemble and field recordings (internal sounds of trees and the radio signals they emit)

with music ofΒ Β Tiberiu Olah,Β Pascal Bentoiu,Β Dan Dediu,Β Maia Ciobanu,
Livia Teodorescu,Β Robert Schumann,Β Max Reger


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