Waves I is Halcyon's first release of studio recordings and features two Australian works - Elliott Gyger's Petit Testament (2008) for soprano, mezzo and piano and Andrew Ford's Willow Songs (2009) for soprano, mezzo, flute/piccolo/alto flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, percussion and piano.
Available from cdbaby and Halcyon
Vocal and choral music by Ruth Lee Martin
Halcyon performs Wimmera Song Cycle (2010) - song cycle for soprano, mezzo, flute, cello and piano
Artists: Alison Morgan soprano, Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano, Sally Walker flute, Geoffrey Gartner cello, Sally Whitwell piano
Recorded at The Simon Leadley Scoring Stage, Trackdown Studios, Sydney by Daniel Brown, 2010.
The Chamber Music of Katy Abbott Move Records MCD441
Halcyon performs No Ordinary Traveller (2006) - song cycle for mezzo and mixed trio
Recorded at The Simon Leadley Scoring Stage, Trackdown Studios, Sydney by Daniel Brown, 2010. Produced by Haig Burnell. Edited by Haig Burnell and Tom Grubb.
Chamber Works of Rosalind Page Move Records MCD396
Rosalind Page apollinairesongs , Hrafnsöngvar, Sonetos del amor oscuro (winner of the Paul Lowin Award 2006)
Artists: Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano , Alison Morgan soprano , Mark Shiell conductor , Roland Peelman conductor, Laura Chislett Jones flutes , Diana Springford clarinet , Nicole Forsyth viola , Clemens Leske piano , Patrick Murphy cello , Genevieve Lang harp , Ben van Tienen celeste , Tommie Andersson lute, baroque guitar, theorbo , Daryl Pratt percussion , Claire Edwardes percussion , Kirsty McCahon double bass , Rosalind Page balinese gong, soundtrackRecorded and engineered at Trackdown Digital by Daniel Brown, Sept 2007-February 2008. Edited and mixed by Daniel Brown, Rosalind Page and Halcyon. Mastered by Kathy Naunton, dB Mastering. Produced by Halcyon and AVT.
Recorded live at Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, October 2004
John Harbison Mirabai Songs, George Crumb Night of the Four Moons , Rosalind Page Sonetos del amor oscuro (World premiere), Gabriel Erkoreka Bizitza (Australian premiere)
Artists: Roland Peelman conductor, Alison Morgan soprano , Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano , Laura Chislett Jones alto flute , piccolo Steve Meyer flute , piccolo Diana Springford clarinets , Matthew Ockenden bassoon , Michael Hooper banjo , Tommie Andersson lutes, baroque guitar, theorbo, Vanessa Souter harp , Daryl Pratt percussion , John Douglas percussion , Sophie Cole violin , Nicole Forsyth viola , Deborah Coogan cello , electric cello Helen Cosgrove double bass
Recorded live by ABC Classic FM. Producer: Stephen Adams Engineer: Christian Huff-Johnston
Recorded live at Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, July 2004
Dan Walker King Ludwig’s Swans , Kerry Andrew luna-cy , Ruth Lee Martin Carmina Gaedelica , Kaija Saariaho Nej och inte , Edward McGuire Celtic Knotwork , Graham Hair O Venezia Part 1
Artists: Alison Morgan soprano , Belinda Montgomery soprano , Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano , Jo Burton mezzo soprano , Genevieve Lang harp
No longer available
Recorded live at Trackdown Scoring Stage, Fox Studios, Sydney, June 2004
Kaija Saariaho Du gick , flög, Rachel Clement Fracture , Sally Beamish Buzz , Edison Denisov Archipel de songes , Libby Larsen Do you know and Liebeslied From Beloved , thou hast brought me flowers , Jonathan Harvey Lullaby for the Unsleeping , Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki Good Night , (movt 2 & 3), Dai Fujikura Still sweet… , Earl Kim Now and then , Ross Harris …inside the rainbow air… , Fung Lam Amitabha (World premiere)
Artists: Alison Morgan soprano, Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano , Steven Meyer flutes , Alexandre Oguey cor anglais , Alison Eddington percussion , Sally Whitwell piano , Lucy O'Shea harp , Alex Norton violin , Nicole Forsyth viola , Sally Maer cello
Recorded live. Engineer/editor: Patrick Mullins Assistant editor: Daniel Brown