Sheet Music: Performance Parts
Tony-ony Macaroni, Part 1 : for string orchestra / Lyle Chan.
by Lyle Chan (2016)
From the program note of String Quartet: An AIDS Activist's
Memoir in Music.
Tony-ony Macaroni, Parts 1 and 2, are are my tribute to Tony Carden, my fellow activist in ACT UP. He was the most playful of any of us, and had the best sense of humor. He was an actor, had moved from Sydney to New York and was on the brink of a major career but came back to Australia to care for a sick friend. All of ACT UP's demonstrations had a theatrical flair anyway, but Tony brought something only a professional entertainer could. Once, to protest the lack of AIDS beds at St Vincent's Hospital, he led an ACT UP protest that set up a hospital ward, complete with beds, IV drips and nurses on the front lawn of the home of the Health Minister. Tony made me laugh.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 5 performance parts (8p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 2 min.
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