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transit of Venus

CD

The transit of Venus / by Nigel Helyer and Simo Alitalo.

  • 1 CD (64 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
  • Library Availability: CDL 145 — Available for loan

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This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.

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  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Transit of Venus Simo Alitalo
Transit of Venus Nigel Helyer

Product details

Duration: 64 min.

This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.

A program exploring recorded observations on nature during the transit of Venus in 1769, and contact and cohabitation with the peoples of the Pacific by those who travelled aboard Cook's Endeavour. At the centre of this radiophonic meditation is Herman Sporing, the Finnish draughtsman and naturalist who travelled with Cook. The authors made 2 museum installations and set up a website for Soundculture 99. This radio program was originally produced for Finnish Radio.

Program no.: 25/99.

Non-commercial recording, for study purposes only.

Broadcast on The Listening Room, on ABC Classic FM, 26 July 1999.


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