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New Music Beauty Queen

Event

New Music Beauty Queen

  • Date: Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 8.30pm
  • Venue: New Model Beauty Queen Boutique — The Causeway Lane, 306 Little Collins St, Melbourne, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: 20 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

The collection of works performed in New Music Beauty Queen echoes themes in local designer New Model Beauty Queen’s 2014 collection. Inspired by Matilda Butters’ Press Dress, a silk dress screen printed with the front pages of the 18 Victorian newspapers in print in 1866, their current clothing line highlights themes of language, politics and print. Similarly, our program draws on spoken word, news broadcasts and gesture.

Performers: The Sound Collectors (Louise Devenish and Leah Scholes)

Featured non-Australian music: Mark Applebaum - Gone, Dog. Gone!, Rick Burkhardt - Simulcast, Thierry de Mey - Silence Must Be

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0408 762 018 or by email to louisedevenish@gmail.com

Featured Australian Works

And now for the news : percussion (1985) by Graeme Leak
— performed by Sound Collectors
Digital sheet music sample Human Beings as Well : percussion duo (2015) by Robert Davidson — World premiere
— performed by Leah Scholes and Louise Devenish
Digital sheet music sample Sub Aerial : percussion duo and AM radios (2013) by Cat Hope — World premiere
— performed by Sound Collectors

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