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Loose canons

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Loose canons : papers from the National Festival of Women's Music, Canberra, 2001 / edited by Linda Kouvaras, Ruth Lee Martin and Graham Hair.

  • 171 p. ; ill., music, ports. ; 30 cm.

  • Amaroo, A.C.T. : Southern Voices, 2004.
  • Sales Availability: This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
  • Library Availability: REF 780.82/6 — Reference (not for loan) copy only

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Australian Works Analysed in this Book

  Work
Vision: Jesus reassures his mother (1999) by Anne Boyd
Iphis (1997) by Elena Kats-Chernin and Richard Toop
 Medusahead (1997) by AndrĂ©e Greenwell
 Oresteia (1993) by Liza Lim, Barrie Kosky and Liza Lim
Hotspur (1980) by Gillian Whitehead
Black sun (1989) by Anne Boyd

Product details

ISBN: 1-876463-32-5

Contents note: Taking her breath away: a study of two pop songs / Linda Kouvaras -- The place of women composers in Romanian society since the mid-1960s / Joel Crotty -- No Orpheus in this underworld: three Australian women composers take on Ancient Greek myths / Helen Rusak -- Evoking Australia: Mirrie Hill and the paradoxes of constructing an 'Australian' musical identity / Rowena Pearce -- Measuring up: contemporary Australian women composers and the granting process / Dr Therese Radic -- Power and gender: a woman as opera impressario in London in the eighteenth century / Lynne Murray -- How many women composers can dance on the head of a pin? / Emily Wilbourne -- Professional female orchestral conductors and the 'male canon' / Brydie-Leigh Bartleet -- Loosening the canon in film music / Roger Hillman -- Oasis in the desert? / Naomi Vear -- From Scream to Scream / Maree Macmillan -- Visions of a new spirituality in Australia: the music of Anne Boyd / Sally Macarthur and Rosemary Schaffler -- Resonating voices: Australian women composers and musicians in the Oral History Collection of the National Library of Australia / Jenny Gall -- Anne Boyd's 'Black sun': the use of symbolism and bodily metaphor / Ruth Lee Martin -- Dramatic narrative and musical narrativity in Gillian Whitehead's 'Hotspur' / Graham Hair.

No Orpheus in this underworld: three Australian women composers take on Ancient Greek myths, by Helen Rusak discusses 'The Oresteia' by Liza Lim, 'Iphis' by Elena Kats-Chernin, and 'Medusa head' by Andree Greenwell.

Includes bibliographical references.


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