James Masden Music
Terra Australis - James Madsen
Junior Gondwana is for young people aged 10-13 who love singing and show strong musical potential. This choir serves as the start of a lifelong musical journey for many young singers. This concert was filmed in January 2010 at Verbrugghen Hall at the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney. This concert is the culmination of a two week National Choral School, which includes Gondwana's other choirs and offers an intensive two weeks of rehearsals, performances and workshops with the leading figures in Australian choral music. http://www.gondwanachoirs.com.au/
'A Quiet Fanfare' - Piano Trio
'A Quiet Fanfare' Piano Trio for piano, violin and cello composed in 2010 as a gift to my parents in celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary. Ideal for performance as a new wedding processional. To purchase the score contact the composer at www.JamesMadsen.com.au. Performed by Kimberley Steele (piano), Anna Murakawa (violin) and Anneliese McGee-Collett (cello).
'Consolation' (for Chris) - Piano Solo (excerpts)
'Consolation' for solo piano (excerpts only) composed by James Madsen in memory of my mentor, colleague and friend Mrs Chris Belshaw. Performed by my former piano teacher Stephanie McCallum. Recorded at Sydney Grammar School in 2015 by Classic Masters. To purchase the score contact the composer via www.JamesMadsen.com.au.
'Silver Linings' (excerpts) for Double Choir, Piano & Chamber Strings
'Silver Linings' for double SA choir (or SATB choir) with piano, bells & optional chamber strings. Words & music by James Madsen. The word Garaguru (meaning clouds) is from the indigenous language of the Sydney area. Commissioned by Michelle Leonard for Moorambilla Voices 2016. Score available by contacting the composer at www.JamesMadsen.com.au.
Mixo Lixo from Mallet Jam!
Mixo Lixo from the book Mallet Jam! A collection of short pieces for tuned percussion by James Madsen. E-book contains scores as well as teacher notes for adding more creative thinking to your music making. Arrange, improvise, play, create! Book available for purchase by contacting the composer at www.JamesMadsen.com.au
Blinding Light from Mallet Jam!
Blinding Light from the book Mallet Jam! A collection of short pieces for tuned percussion by James Madsen. E-book contains scores as well as teacher notes for adding more creative thinking to your music making. Arrange, improvise, play, create! Book available for purchase by contacting the composer at www.JamesMadsen.com.au