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Some quiet graveyard : electroacoustic

by Ian Fredericks (1984)

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From the CD Anthology of Australian music

Anthology of Australian music


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Anthology of Australian music : electroacoustic music [CSM 5]

Library shelf no. CD 46 [Available for loan]



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Sunrise / the acousmatic music of Ian Fredericks.

Library shelf no. CD 2836 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Some Quiet Graveyard was inspired by thoughts of the awesomeness of the universe. Hanging raggedly off an insignificant star in a minor galaxy somewhere on the outskirts of the universe is a minor planet which
on a cosmic time-scale can at best be considered 'some quiet graveyard':
Beyond the moon / Beyond the darkness / Starkness / One small cloud of dust / Just /
Some Quiet Graveyard / Beyond the speed of light
In most cases when I compose a piece, I use the work as a study for the exploration of some aspect of the technology. This leads to a very intimate relationship with the technology, and often involves design and construction of equipment and/or the development of computer software. A feedback situation then exists where musical requirements directly dictate technological research and design, and these in turn modify the musical possibilities.

Work Details

Year: 1984

Duration: 12 min.

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