Label: CAJID MEDIA
Incorporating wildly coloured orchestrations and unusual performance actions, set against intense monochromes of noises and whispers, Vellus is a collection of chamber works that obsessively deals with the privacy of ritual, memory and the self. Diverse takes on instrumental concrète by this young Australian composer. 'Lucas Stumbles' (2007) for percussion (Eugene Ughettti, Greg Sully, Mathias Schack-Arnott, Anna Webb) and electronics (James Rushford). 'Respite in the Woodland' (2007) with Aviva Endean (clarinets), James Rushford (chamber organ). 'La Madre' (2006) with Deborah Kayser (soprano), Jessica Ashodi (soprano), Josephine Vains (cello), Eugene Ughettti (percussion), Natalie Grant (percussion), James Rushford (electronics). Text by Gabriela Mistral & James Rushford. 'Tractus' (2006) with Zachary Johnston (violin autoharp), Phoebe Green (violas), Judith Hamann (cello glockenspiel), Chloe Smith (double bass, tam tam). '*holdmegentlytightly' (2006) with Sam Dunscombe (clarinets), James Rushford (electronics). 'Borders' (2006) with Chloe Smith (double bass). All compositions by James Rushford. Produced by James Rushford and Chris Lawson with assistance from Anthony Pateras. Engineered, mixed, mastered by Chris Lawson @ ABC Melbourne 01-08-03-08.
Cat. number: cajid 009