CLASSICAL CD of THE WEEK (13 August-19 August)

65 pic - graingerThis week’s CD, on the ABC Classics label and supplied to us by station sponsor Universal Music Australia, is titled ‘Grainger’, featuring various Australian artists and orchestras.

As well as drawing inspiration from the folk tunes of the past, Percy Grainger was a true original, an innovator of extreme proportions – and Australia’s first international pop star.  This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics.

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