Released in 2009, his CD "Elektra" (Move MD 3329) was described by Australian critic Clive O'Connell as the product of an "indefatigable master-pianist...pieces commissioned especially for his volcanic talent". Harvey's homage to Zappa "48 Fugues For Frank" (MD 3339) was premiered at Mona Foma 2010 and won an AMC state award for best composition in 2011. (MD 3339).
As a pianist Harvey’s awards include the Grand Prix in the Ivo Pogorelich Competition, USA, the Debussy Medal, Paris (1986), the Australian government’s Centenary Medal (2002)and the 2009 APRA award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music. His compositions have been performed in Europe, the UK, North and South America and Asia, in addition to major Australian festivals. His compositions are held at the AMC. The Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship was established in 2006 to encourage future directions in Australian keyboard art music.
About this track...
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: Moths - Scorpions
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