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Articles by sound artists, composers, performers and teachers discussing contemporary practice - you can also browse our archive of all blog articles


2018 Asian Composers League Festival and Conference in Taiwan

2018 Asian Composers League Festival and Conference in Taiwan

Andrián Pertout reports from the 2018 Asian Composers League (ACL) Festival and Conference in Taiwan where five of the AMC's artists represented Australia and the Melbourne Composers' League - the Australian member organisation of the ACL.

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Gothic

Gothic

Andrée Greenwell writes her project Gothic: a concert exploring expressions of European, Australian and American gothic from medieval to contemporary times. Gothic will be presented Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, on Friday 9 November and at the Playhouse, Melbourne Arts Centre, on 25 November

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Emerging talent takes centre stage at KPO Composer Workshops

Emerging talent takes centre stage at KPO Composer Workshops

Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra's Composer Workshops were initiated 15 years ago. At first annually, and every two years since 2012, three young or emerging composers have been selected to create an orchestral work which is then rehearsed, refined and recorded over the course of three workshop sessions. The process begins before the first workshop, with composers receiving detailed feedback on their drafts from the composer mentor. 

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Composing 'polychoral' music

Composing 'polychoral' music

Jonathan David Little is one of three finalists in the 'Distinctive Work' category for the 2018 CHASS Australia Prize - highlighting exceptional achievement by Australians in humanities, arts and social sciences - for his two-year project involving research, composition and recording of polychoral works. The related CD release, Woefully Arrayed (Navona) has received positive reviews and multiple international awards. A review in America's Audiophile Audition (August 2017) stated, 'Little achieves unique and beautiful effects through spacing and arrangement of vocal groups ... Little's techniques are well grounded in both very careful construction of harmonies and voicing as well as in acoustics and the physics of sound.' In this blog article, Little summarises the reception to the Woefully Arrayed album and explains some of the background for his work, as well as its future direction

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Shards, Chorales and Dances – a tormented teenager finally gets a premiere

Shards, Chorales and Dances – a tormented teenager finally gets a premiere

Stanhope writes about his Shards, Chorales and Dances, a 'terrible teenager of a work' forgotten on the bottom shelf for years through no fault of its own. The Australia Ensemble will premiere this 2002 work in Sydney on 15 September, along with music by Robert Davidson, Phillip Houghton, Schubert and Schumann

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TSO Australian Composers' School: Developing an orchestral voice

TSO Australian Composers' School: Developing an orchestral voice

Holly Harrison writes about her experience as a participant in the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra's Australian Composers' School, recently restructured into a 2-year program. We also asked her to give an update about her latest work, including a string quartet for the recent Melbourne Chamber Music Competition and a new work to be premiered by Ensemble Offspring on 29 September.

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