McNeill, Rhoderick J. (2005) Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies. In: Plush, Vincent and Schippers, Huib and Wolfe, Jocelyn, (eds.) Encounters: meetings in Australian music: essays, images, interviews. Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia.
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This chapter describes the search for a national musical language by Australian symphonists during the 1950 and the subsequent appropriation of Aboriginal motifs and themes in their music. Works by Clive Douglas, John Antill, Lindley Evans, Alfred Hill, Mirrie Hill and James Penberthy are discussed.
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|Additional Information:||No evidence of copyright restrictions. Edited Volume of Conference Proceedings.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Australian; symphonies; Aboriginal; music|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing > 190409 Musicology and Ethnomusicology|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950101 Music|
|Deposited On:||22 May 2011 16:55|
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