Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies

McNeill, Rhoderick J. (2005) Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies. In: Encounters: meetings in Australian music: essays, images, interviews. Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

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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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions. Edited Volume of Conference Proceedings.
Depositing User: Dr Rhod McNeill
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Music
Date Deposited: 22 May 2011 06:55
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:52
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
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7936

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