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Australia : exploring the musical landscape / edited by Caitlin Rowley.

  • 64 p. : ill., ports. ; 30 cm.
  • Published by Australian Music Centre — 1998
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  • Library Availability: REF 780.994/17 — Reference (not for loan) copy only

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It's one of the most frequent questions asked of staff at the Australian Music Centre. Australia: Exploring the Musical Landscape is an attempt to provide, if not answers, then at least some pathways into the diverse and vibrant musics of a country whose cultural identity is continuously evolving. This book is an excellent starting point for anyone wishing to find their way across Australia's complex musical landscape. The journey starts out with concepts behind traditional Aboriginal music, popular, jazz, classical and folk musics, and the music of 'new traditions', where traditional immigrant cultures meet and meld to create something quite new.

ISBN: 0-909168-41-5

"A joint project of the Australian Music Centre and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade" -- Cover.

Bibliography: p. 60-64.

Related Media

- Article: Living Songs: Music, Law and Culture in Aboriginal Australia
by Jo Dyer
Originally printed in: Australia - Exploring the Musical Landscape. A joint project of the Australian Music Centre and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 1998.


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