DREAMING TRANSPORTATION: Voice Portraits of the First Women of White Settlement at Port Jackson

by Andrée Greenwell

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    Comes with a beautiful 24 page booklet designed by Katerina Stratos, containing the full libretto. Composer Andrée Greenwell, libretto Jordie Albiston, based upon the verse history 'Botany Bay Document' by Jordie Albiston (Black Pepper). Singers: Deborah Conway, Justine Clarke, Jeannie Van de Velde, Christine Douglas and Amie McKenna. Musicians: Naomi Radom (violin), James Nightingale (clarinets and saxophones), Kim Poole (mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, guitar), Denise Papaluca (piano), Mardie Chillingworth (double bass) and Jared Underwood (drumkit and percussion). Engineered by Russell Stapelton, ABC studios, Ultimo.

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DREAMING TRANSPORTATION: Voice Portraits of the First Women of White Settlement at Port Jackson. Composers, artistic directed, music directed and image directed by Andrée Greenwell. A music-theatre work for 6 amplified singers, 7 musicians and projections based upon the poetic history ‘Botany Bay Document’ by Jordie Albiston (Black Pepper). A Green Room Music Production commissioned by the Sydney Festival of the Arts 2003, assisted by the Australia Council for the Arts, Playworks, Parramatta City Council, the Myer Foundation and the New South Wales Ministry for the Arts. Featuring vocalists Deborah Conway, Justine Clarke, Christine Douglas, Miriam Allan, Andrée Greenwell and Amie Mc Kenna. Remounted at Sydney Opera House, 2004, produced by Performing Lines. Amplified violin, cl/sax, cello, piano, bass, percussion, guitar/mandolin/irish bouzouki/hurdy-gurdy, piano accordion. This recording was made at the ABC Studios Ultimo, music produced by Cathie Peters, Executive Producers Anna Messariti & Robyn Ravlich, Sound Engineer Russell Stapelton.

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released January 1, 2004

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Track Name: The Hull
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Inventory: what to bring when setting up a colony
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Lizzie's Reel
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Sydney Gazette
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Letter Home - Anon
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: View of Port Jackson from the South Head
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Asylum Song
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Crazy Bridget
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Mrs Macarthur's Tea Party
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: The Parramatta Female Factory
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Eliza Walsh Gets a Grant of Land
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Dialogue Between Two Whores
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Dorothy Paty Paints the Country
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Letter Home - Margaret Catchpole
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Missing Him
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Sydney Gazette: Accidents
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Moonfish
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Past Carin'
an arrangement of the song by Steve Ashley
Track Name: I Do Not Remember
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Dreaming Transportation
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: The Emancipist Finds Parts of Her Body - Lungs
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: - Hands
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: - Eyes
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: - Heart
adapted from Jordie Albiston's verse history 'Botany Bay Document', Black Pepper
Track Name: Diary Extract - Anon
Jordie Albiston