Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: Classical

Community Radio’s Australian Music Catalogue and Distribution Service

Australian musicians, record labels and artist representatives can apply here to get music distributed through Amrap's AirIt.

Any Australian community radio program maker or station music coordinator can apply for a free AirIt account to order music for airplay. Login to order an instant download or create a compilation CD that Amrap will print and post to you free of charge.

Anyone else can browse Amrap's AirIt but only authorised radio users can login to access and order music for free.

Classical

Tracks

Sort by: Date Artist
Ambre Hammond - Red Rose     Classical, Instrumental, Atmospheric, Ambience 06/12/2018
Ambre Hammond - sometimes known as the rockstar of the classical music world. A pianist/composer and founder of Girl Piano Truck a humanitarian project. Night Flowers is her 7th album.
Night Flowers - 24 short pieces for solo piano.
Inspired by photographs of flowers taken at night, this music is highly cinematic and draws on Ambre's background as a classical pianist and her love of jazz.
The music is very atmospheric and romantic in style.
Red Rose is the single and the most romantic and beautiful of all the tracks.

Watch video

Other tracks by Ambre Hammond:  Orange Rose  -  Pink Rose
Hugh Crosthwaite - Horizons     Classical 15/10/2018
Hugh Crosthwaite is a Melbournian composer and producer. Hugh studied at the Conservatorium of Music at Melbourne University and has since forged a career writing for Melbourne's finest classical musicians.
Horizons is the first movement of Spirit Journey. It is an optimistic work that was inspired by the energy that comes from commencing a challenging journey that will test your patience, will and values. At once exciting and buoyant, but aware of what is to come.

Other tracks by Hugh Crosthwaite:  Spirit Dreaming  -  Peaks and Vales
Dominion Victory - ONe     Classical, Country, Christian 28/09/2018
Ranking #2 in reverbnation chart, pioneered multinational language song in Australia, peace project song includes 12 global languages and established the R2C to give his music royalties to charities.
The peace project song was written to, promote peace, unite the world against terrorism, stop racism and drums of war in nations where killing of women, youths and children have contributed to people's emotional trauma.
Written in Sydney with 12 global most spoken languages (English, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, German, Hindi, Ibo, French and Japanese.)

Other tracks by Dominion Victory:  HolySpirit Move  -  Grace Overflowing
Helen Mountfort - The Heart Afraid of Breaking     Classical, Instrumental 27/09/2018
Helen Mountfort is a classically trained cellist and composer based in Melbourne. Originally from New Zealand, Helen is best known as a key member of My Friend the Chocolate Cake.
This piece is inspired by the Duduk playing of the wonderful Armenian musician Djivan Gasparian. Like most of his tunes it is a bit of a passionate cry from the heart and was originally written for Swift, a dance show I made and toured all sorts of exciting places with Australian dancer/choreographer Ros Warby.

Other tracks by Helen Mountfort:  How The Wind Blew  -  Each Precious Breath
Kishore Ryan - You Haven't Finished Your Ape     Classical, Experimental, Live Performance, Instrumental 25/09/2018
‘You Haven’t Finished Your Ape’ was recorded live at BIFEM 2017 by Argonaut Quartet. As a drummer Kishore Ryan has worked with Mick Turner (Dirty Three), Kid Sam and Otouto.
World Premiere performed by Argonaut Quartet at the fifth edition of Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music on September 2, 2017.

Graeme Jennings, Violin
Natasha Conrau, Violin
Elizabeth Welsh, Viola
Judith Hamann, Cello

Live Recording and Mix by Myles Mumford and Jem Savage.

Title taken from the poem ‘Ape’ by Russell Edson.

Special thanks to David Chisholm and Monash University.

Derek Jones - Journey to Serenity     Classical, Atmospheric, Instrumental, Soundscapes 20/09/2018
Derek Jones has enjoyed an extensive performing career throughout Australia, Europe, USA, and Asia, including solo performances with the major Australian OPrchestras,and solo performance at Carnegie Hall, New York.
The suitably named track "Journey to Serenity" delivers on its title's promise. It enables the listener to travel to place where one can observe places in the mind and spirit that are subtle and mystical. Using keyboard and synthesizer tracks, the flute is improvised, inviting and illuminating.

Other tracks by Derek Jones:  Violet Rays  -  Blue Star
Julian Yu - What for Elise?     Classical, Instrumental 20/09/2018
The multi-award winning Australian composer Julian Yu employs a musical language imbued with elegance and expressiveness, which are both enhanced by an impeccable craft and special attention to detail.
Julian Yu’s notes on each piece of this CD are whimsical, yet full of his broad knowledge and depth of composition. What For Elise is one of the Twenty “tongue-in-cheek” CUTETUDES that start the CD. The familiar wrapping paper of this song contains unexpected presents from far and wide.

Other tracks by Julian Yu:  To Comrade Shostakovich  -  Promenade
Julian Yu, Robert Schubert, Trio Varie - Classical Stories - To Comrade Shostakovich     Classical, Instrumental 20/09/2018
Multi-award winning Australian composer Julian Yu employs a musical language imbued with a high degree of elegance and expressiveness, enhanced by an impeccable craft and special attention to detail.
The melody, originally sung by a children's choir in Song of the Forest, reminded Julian of a Chinese folk dance and so the pairing was made. He didn't stop there, though: throughout the piece Shostakovich's signature motif (D E-flat C B) appears many times; the "Internationale" can be heard, and there is also a quote from Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7.

Other tracks by Julian Yu, Robert Schubert, Trio Varie:  Symphony from the Old World (Dvorak in China) - Largo  -  Phone Call to Mozart
Peter Sheridan and The Monash University Flute Ensemble - Portrait de l'homme du commun     Classical, Instrumental, Easy Listening 20/09/2018
The Monash University Flute Ensemble is directed by Peter Sheridan, a specialist in low flutes. The flautists perform on a wide array of instruments from the modern day flute ensemble.
Monash University music graduate James Mustafa wrote this short, eloquent piece, featuring evocative tones of the low flutes. The opening chords are are beautifully voiced, exposing the low frequencies of the ensemble and their voice-like qualities. The intro makes way for the haunting flute melody, which unfolds with the beauty of a low flower.

Watch video

Other tracks by Peter Sheridan and The Monash University Flute Ensemble:  Danse Fantastique, Op. 6: No. 11  -  Over the Rainbow
Zoë Knighton - Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008, Menuet 1 and 2     Classical, Instrumental 20/09/2018
Zoë is at the fore of a new generation of performer intent on forging an innovative path for the enjoyment of 'classical' music, and a founding member of Flinders Quartet
The debate still rages about the origins and intention behind these suites. They are the heartbeat of the cello repertoire and are true windows into Bach's world. This piece evokes the antithesis of innocence, teenage/early adulthood, and the anguish of self discovery.

Other tracks by Zoë Knighton:  Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012: Prelude  -  Suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 : Courante
Zoe Knighton and Ian Munro - Jean Sibelius: Op. 78: no. 2 Romance     Classical, Instrumental 20/09/2018
Zoë is at the fore of a new generation of performer forging an innovative path for the enjoyment of 'classical' music. She is a founding member of Flinders Quartet.
From four pieces for violin (or cello) and piano, Sibelius wrote all during WW1 with an air of optimism. He felt Romance was too traditional, but despite this, it is one of his most poular short pieces. This piece offers a "refreshing layer within the release"
- Stephanie Eslake, Limelight.

Watch video

Other tracks by Zoe Knighton and Ian Munro:  Elegiac melodies, Op. 34 Herzwunden
Zoe Knighton, Gian Slater, Sonya Lifschitz - I Am Alone     Classical, Acoustic, Folk 20/09/2018
Zoë is at the fore of a new generation intent on forging an innovative path for the enjoyment of 'classical' music. She is a founding member of Flinders Quartet
From an album exploring the wonder and lurking fear of Motherhood. This emotional track presents the questions women silently ask themselves on coming to terms with the fact that they are, in fact, not alone - but now two! The strong cello, melodic piano and prisitine voice give us joy and sorrow, wonder and anticipation, and finally elation.

Other tracks by Zoe Knighton, Gian Slater, Sonya Lifschitz:  A Field of Snow  -  I Am The Pregnant Woman
Michael Kieran Harvey - Moths     Classical, Experimental, Instrumental 29/08/2018
Michael Kieran Harvey is a foremost interpreter of contemporary piano music,a composer, and champion of Australian music. He commissions new Australian music and performs with Australia's leading ensembles and orchestras.
The work takes inspiration from Frank Herbert’s 1966 futuristic ecological novel The Green Brain, in which insect intelligence evolves leading to a resistance against the devastating impact of humans on the biosphere.
THE CD is 20 movements for keyboards and piano, each named after major insect genera, and accompanied by a series of ‘concrete’ poems by poet Arjun von Caemmerer.

Other tracks by Michael Kieran Harvey:  Mosquitos  -  Scorpions
Michael Simms - August     Classical, Instrumental, Electronic, Ambience 25/08/2018
A seamless blend modern orchestral, electronic classical, ambient and adult contemporary music.
What could be described as “Classical Crossover”, the debut single “August” by Michael Simms is an exploration of modern orchestral, electronic classical and adult contemporary music.

Fiona Joy - Story Of Ghosts     Classical 02/08/2018
Fiona Joy Hawkins - her name resonates in acoustic music circles as one of this generation's top contemporary solo piano artists.
It is only fitting that this album was recorded with Fiona playing her compositions on an 1885 Steinway piano as the music represents hers and her listener’s travels through life both recent and sometimes not so recent to sort through the puzzle pieces of life via the medium of music.

Watch video

Other tracks by Fiona Joy:  Story Of Angels  -  The Solo Tango
Topology - Goodbye     Classical 24/07/2018
Australian indie classical quintet. 2014 ARIA Award Nominee for Best Classical Album. 2015 APRA Art Music Award for Excellence in Music Education.
An original track composed by Robert Davidson with Julia Davidson for Topology's 'Queensland at Home' project - A time capsule of vintage film from the State Library of Queensland accompanied by a live original score performed by Topology.

'Goodbye' accompanies images of people boarding ships, children waving, spinning around on playgrounds, babies being greeted 80 years ago

Other tracks by Topology:  Circling
Steven North - The Path of the Goddess     Classical, Electronic 13/07/2018
Steven North is a passionate music creator and his expression of love can be heard through all of his creations.
The Path of the Goddess by Steven North is a song that is produced to explore the love that is expressed through all that embrace that of the Goddess. The Goddess is defined as that of Mother Mary, Kuan Yin, Red Tara and other female dieties through the various human civilisation's culture.

Watch video

Jessica Zuk; Callum Watson; Joel Hands-Otte - Playing With Division     Classical, Jazz, Instrumental 28/05/2018
Jessica Zuk (flute), Callum Watson (piano) and Joel Hands-Otte (clarinets) are an acclaimed Australian piano trio performing innovative arrangements and new compositions that explore jazz and classical fusion.
Playing With Division is an original composition composed by Callum Watson specifically for this ensemble. The work features a prominent opening theme proposing to fuse elements of Mozartian harmony with syncopated jazz harmony - based on perfect fourth intervals - complemented by a virtuosic middle section reminiscent of Phillip Glass.

Watch video

Other tracks by Jessica Zuk; Callum Watson; Joel Hands-Otte:  One Note Sonata  -  Piano Trio No.1 "Awakening"
Luke Howard - Hymn     Classical 18/05/2018
Luke Howard is an Australian Music Prize nominated composer and pianist from Melbourne. Luke will be releasing his new album 'Open Heart Story' on May 25th, out via Mercury KX.
23 piece-string orchestra arrangement, Throughout its almost-six-minute journey, Hymn rises and falls through orchestral landscapes that feel as bold and impactful as they are intricate and delicate, increasing and decreasing in intensity as it draws longer. It’s based around a meditative two-bar pattern, increasing and then decreasing in density.


Other tracks by Luke Howard:  Bear Story II  -  In Metaphor, Solace
Evelyn Ida Morris - Darwin Heat     Classical, Folk, Instrumental 01/05/2018
Evelyn Ida Morris shares the second single 'Darwin Heat', from their new self-titled album, out now via Milk! Records / Remote Control.
'Darwin Heat' demonstrates how Evelyn understands their body, how it is hard to connect to and often feels they are searching for a sense of what shape it is. Light ripples through water replicates feeling sensations rather than being just an object to be seen by others in the video.

Watch video