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Don Banks - 90th anniversary tribute concert


Don Banks - 90th anniversary tribute concert

  • Date: Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 6:30pm
  • Venue: Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music — Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: $20/$15/$10 — Tickets can be purchased by phone on 1300 797 118

Event Details

Ton Banks 90th anniversary tribute concert, with David Miller (piano), and Ros Dunlop (clarinets).

The program includes two two rarely performed substantial electro-accoustic works that take the listener on a journey to the world of moog synthesisers and reel-to-reel tape machine. The tape parts were conceived on the now-extinct Tony Furse QASARMMB Computer and QASAR Mk. II Synthesiser and there is even  Don's vocal presence adding personal humour with a commentary on Commentary.

Phil Treloar's eloquent and monumental composition Womb of Paradigm is receiving its first live performance in this concert. Ros Dunlop and David Miller recorded this work for the ABC in 1994, it is now available on CD.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9351 2222

Featured Australian Works

4 X 2 X 1 : bass clarinet by Don Banks
— performed by Ros Dunlop
Commentary : for piano and 2 channel tape (1971) by Don Banks
— performed by David Miller
Womb of Paradigm by Phil Treloar — World premiere
— performed by David Miller and Ros Dunlop

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