Passage / music composed by Tony Lewis for the Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre, 1986-88.
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Tony Lewis is a non-aboriginal musician, composer and producer
strongly dedicated to the preservation and development of
Aboriginal culture. The works on this disc, commissioned by the
Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre, deal with the meeting points
between Aboriginal and European societies and the ways in which
Aboriginal people interact with the contemporary Australian
Lewis plays keyboards, percussion and other exotic string and wind instruments; while the evocative sounds of the didgeridoo, bass and tenor saxophones; voice, electric guitar, cello, shakuhachi, birds and frogs can be heard in various places throughout.
Duration: 55 min.
Contents note: Mimi: opening scene -- Somewhere out there -- This time, this place -- Mimi: incidental music -- Hunters -- Passage -- Mimi: closing scene.
Includes notes on Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre and composer.
Performers: Tony Lewis ; Graham Blanco (didgeridoo: Mimi) ; Kim Sanders (tenor saxophone: Mimi) ; Ben Ewald (saxophones: Somewhere out there) ; Ron Keelan (percussion: Somewhere out there) ; Michael Dowson (voice: Somewhere out there) ; Broc O'Connor (electric guitar: This time) ; Michael Hodson (bass guitar: Hunters) ; John Napier (cello: Hunters) ; Riley Kelly Lee (shakuhachi: Passage).
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