Songs to Celebrate Christmas
Recorded live at Eugene Goossens Hall, written for Moorambilla Voices.
Artistic Director Michelle Leonard OAM.
The CD features all Australian compositions, by the stunning voices of children from across rural and remote regions of NSW, members of the Australian World Orchestra and Clem Leske on piano.
1. Yindyamarra, A Promised Sign, by Josephine Gibson (sung in Wiradjuri)
2. So Strong by Alice Chance
3. Ride On by William Yaxley
4. Joyful Expectation (of seeing Santa!) by Georgia Scott
5. Sleep little Baby Sleep by David Basden
6. Home Again by Andrew Howes
7. Yindyamarra, A Prospect of Peace, by Josephine Gibson (sung in Wiradjuri)
That’s Why I Really Love Christmas by Owen Elsley
Accompanied by Clem Leske on piano
Chamber ensemble from the Australian World Orchestra:
Monica Naselow – violin
Madeleine Easton – violin
Tahlia Petrosian – viola
Christina Leonard – saxophone
Kirsty McCann – double bass
Peter Morrison – cello
Take a look behind the scenes of the recording here!