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Bower / Genevieve Lacey, Marshall McGuire.

  • Published by ABC Classics — 14 May, 2021 [4855894] — 1 CD
  • Sales Availability: Buy Bower on the iTunes Store
  • Library Availability: This item is not available from the Australian Music Centre Library

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Baiyan Woka — duos: recorder, harp Lou Bennett Genevieve Lacey, Marshall McGuire 5 mins, 51 sec.
I Surrender — duos: recorder, harp Andrea Keller Genevieve Lacey, Marshall McGuire 5 mins, 34 sec.
Birds for Genevieve — duos: recorder, harp John Rodgers Genevieve Lacey, Marshall McGuire 3 mins, 8 sec.
Cavern — duos: recorder, harp Lachlan Skipworth Genevieve Lacey, Marshall McGuire 4 mins, 42 sec.
threaded in amongst the infinite threading — duos: recorder, harp Bree van Reyk Genevieve Lacey, Marshall McGuire 8 mins

Also includes: Dancing Master Suite / John Playford -- Bravade / Jacob Van Eyck -- Evening Hymn / Henry Purcell -- A Tune for the Silvereye / Erkki Veltheim -- Green Sleeves to a Ground / Anon (18th century) -- Nocturne over blue ruins / Erkki Veltheim -- Io canterei d’amor / Cipriano De Rore -- O Virgo Splendens / Anon (14th century) -- A Mutual Support for Precarious Times / Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphry -- Lamentation / Johann Jakob Froberger -- Passacaglia / Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber.

Product details

Genevieve Lacey joins with harpist Marshall McGuire to explore the unique power of music to offer comfort and renewal.

"During this time of isolation, people the world round are yearning for shelter, both physical and spiritual. So I assembled a cast of people whose work I love, some of whom I'd never met and together, we set out to create a sense of shelter: a nest, woven with memories, heart, hope," Lacey says.

The exquisite album artwork, created by Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, reflects the beauty and richness of the musical soundscapes presented on this album: sublime new music by Lou Bennett, Andrea Keller, Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey, John Rodgers, Lachlan Skipworth, Bree van Reyk and Erkki Veltheim, side by side with musical treasures reaching back across six centuries.

Also available as a digital download.

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