Antony Gray treats us to an enchanting 77 minutes of Carmichael’s piano music, in which the composer’s intimate knowledge of the keyboard and its possibities are comprehensively explored.
ABC Classics 476 6191
John Carmichael OAM
Born: Melbourne 5th October 1930
PLEASE CONTACT THE COMPOSER RE ACQUIRING SCORES’.
‘Completely serious in his pursuit of the crusade of discovery in melody…blissfully accessible and often sheerly beautiful’.
‘Full of mercurial moodiness and dazzle’.
Anne Bither Reynolds, University of Indianapolis
John Carmichael awarded in June 13th 2011Queen’s Birthday Honours
the OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) ‘for services as concert pianist and composer’