White ghost dancing : orchestral music by Ross Edwards / teaching booklet by Philip Cooney.
Australian Works and Artists Analysed in this Kit
|Veni creator spiritus (1993) by Ross Edwards
|White ghost dancing (1999) by Ross Edwards
|Chorale and Ecstatic dance (1993) by Ross Edwards
|Arafura dances (1995) by Ross Edwards
Ross Edwards is one of Australia's best-known composers, both nationally and internationally. His music has found a welcome audience in Europe and the USA, as well as in Australian concert halls. The Kit is designed to accompany the ABC Classics recording of the same name, and contains introductory information about the composition of each work, a listening guide, and listening, score-reading and composition activities that will help students to explore and understand the compositional style and technique of Ross Edwards. There are also two classroom arrangements of music from the recording (complete with transposed parts).
A digital version of this teaching resource is available to purchase online here.
Contents note: Teacher's resource kit booklet (including score samples)
Covers orchestral works 'White ghost dancing', 'Concerto for guitar and strings', 'Veni Creator Spiritus' and 'Chorale and Ecstatic Dance (Enyato I)'. Includes introductory essays on each work, listening guides, and musicology/aural tasks for senior secondary school students.
ISBN for Teacher's booklet: 0-909168-52-0
The ABC Classics CD, referred to in this kit, is now out of print and can no longer be provided by the AMC.
The mp3 album can be purchased (for an additional cost) via the AMC Shop.
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