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Encounters : meetings in Australian music : essays, images, interviews / [editors: Vincent Plush, Huib Schippers, Jocelyn Wolfe].

  • 66 p. : ill., ports., music ; 30 cm.

  • South Brisbane : Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, [2005].
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  • Library Availability: REF 780.994/30 — Reference (not for loan) copy only


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Australian Works Analysed in this Book

Corroboree by John Antill
 Lindy (1997) by Moya Henderson, Judith Rodriguez and Moya Henderson

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Contents note: Curator's message / Vincent Plush -- Right of reply: an indigenous perspective on Encounters as a source of dialogue / Debra Bennet McLean -- Utulura inkantjaku (Let's get together and sing): Australian Aboriginal music and the classical music strand / Gordon Kalton Williams -- Stirring burden of our song / Judith Pickering -- Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies / Rhoderick McNeill -- Henry Tate: views on the artistic possibilities of Aboriginal music / Christine Mercer -- A timeline of 'Corroboree' / Vincent Plush -- William Barton in conversation -- Peter Sculthorpe in conversation -- Indigenous and non-indigenous collaboration in new orchestral music: two notable successes in the Adelaide Festival / Stephen Knopoff -- Sounds of the spiritual: landscapes, journeys and aspirations in the music of Peter Sculthorpe / Vincent Plush -- A personal reflection: remembering the encounter between white women and Aboriginal women's music / Elizabeth Mackinlay -- "Cry 'havoc' and let slip the dogs of war": the genesis of Moya Henderson's opera 'Lindy' / Janet Healey -- Making 'Jedda': attitudes towards indigenous issues around a 1950s film production / Humphrey McQueen -- Singing aloud, playing stong: indigenous Australian people performing in contemporary music contexts / Katelyn Barney.

Includes bibliographical references.

Cover title.

'Encounters' explored 200 years of meetings between Indigenous and white Australian musical cultures through concerts, a national symposium, film screenings, lectures and publications in Brisbane, starting in April 2005. This book includes papers arising it.

At head of title: Griffith University.

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