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Article: Musical journey unending

  • by Matthew Westwood — © News Limited
  • Source: Source: The Australian, 2 March 2006 pg.12
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Composer Liza Lim is on a quest, with or without a map, writes Matthew Westwood

LIZA Lim didn't catch Tan Dun conducting his symphonic work The Map in Sydney last month, but she managed to get hold of a DVD of it, to watch at home in Brisbane. The DVD was made at an earlier, outdoor performance in China.

Lim, among the more interesting of Australia's composers, had reason to take note. Both composers have a Chinese heritage (Lim was born in Perth to Chinese parents), both are using indigenous instruments in Western orchestras, and both have recently referred ...


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