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Marimba Magic


Marimba Magic

  • Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2011 to Thursday, 18 August 2011, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Richard Gill Auditorium, WAAPA — Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA

Event Details

Alison Pratt (nee Eddington), the 1995 Australian Young Performer of the Year, returns to WAAPA to perform Minoru Miki’s electrifying Marimba Spiritual. Sparks fly as Joshua Webster responds with the Australian premiere of Nebojsa Zivkovic’s thrilling Uneven Souls, before Defying Gravity fires up the space-age bachelor-pad grooves of Jonathan Newman’s Stereo Action... and unleashes the demonic energy of Chris Rouse’s voodoo classic Ogoun Badagris.

Gareth Farr:  'Little Sea Gongs'
Nebojsa Zivkovic:   'Uneven Souls'   WA premiere
Martin Wesley-Smith:  'For Marimba and Tape'
Christopher Rouse:  'Ogoun Badagris' 
Joshua Webster:   'Bragtime'    world premiere
Minoru Miki:  'Marimba Spiritual'
Jonathan Newman:   'Stereo Action'    Australian premiere
Chris Brooks:  ‘Stick Schtick’

Featured non-Australian music: Rouse, Miki, Zivkovic, Newman, Farr

Featured Australian Works

For marimba and tape (marimba with pre-recorded sound) (1983) by Martin Wesley-Smith
 Bragtime by Joshua Webster — World premiere
 Stick Schtick by Chris Brooks

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