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eighth wonder

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The eighth wonder / kit devised by Penelope Chapple.

  • 1 teacher's booklet (61 p.) + 1 sound disc (CD) + score extracts + libretto.
  • Published by Australian Music Centre — 2003
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: EDU 78 — Reference (not for loan) copy only

Out of Print

This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.

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 Eighth wonder by Alan John and Dennis Watkins

Product details

Inspired by the drama surrounding the construction of our own cultural icon, the Sydney Opera House, Alan John and Dennis Watkins have created the tale of a man who dreams about constructing a great building and a young woman who dreams of singing in it.

The first section of the kit contains information about the composer, the genre and the historical background regarding the building of the Sydney Opera House. The second part contains an analysis of several scenes from the opera and a variety of activities in aural, performance, composition and musicology that are designed for elective music students in years 7-12 and beyond. Text, score and CD & libretto.

Contents note: 1 teacher's booklet (analysis and activities) -- CD (recording of performance by Sydney Youth Orchestra) -- score extracts -- libretto.

This product forms part of the following series: Australian Opera Series.

Teacher's booklet: ISBN 0-909168-49-0

Analysis activities based on the opera 'The eighth wonder' by Alan John and Dennis Watkins.


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