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Omphalo centric lecture

by Nigel Westlake (1984)

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Performance by Michael Askill, Nigel Westlake, Susan Shineberg from the CD Australian percussion music, volume 1.

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Work Details

Year: 1984

Duration: 9-10 min.

The title comes from a painting by Paul Klee - the direct & centred simplicity of which was an inspiration to me during the writing of this piece" -- Composer's note.

Analysis

Article: Dawn of a new world symphony
by Gordon Kerry — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 24 March 2009, pp.13

Book: Synergy Percussion : Australian percussion music in context / Peter John Martin.

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Performances of this work

30 Nov 2017: at Winter in the Forgotten Valley (Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon). Featuring Anthony Field, Melbourne Guitar Quartet.

14 May 2014: at Sounding Nishi: Westlake (Nishi Building).

15 Oct 2011: at Marimba and vibraphone recital (Chatswood High School Hall). Featuring Australian Percussion Collective.

11 Jun 2011: at Tetrafide Percussion Young Artists Showcase (WAAPA Music Auditorium). Featuring Tetrafide Percussion.

15 Mar 11: Sydney Opera House, The Studio, NSW

15 Mar 2011: at Percussion ensemble featuring Synergy Percussion (Sydney Opera House, The Studio).

27 Nov 2010: at The Art of the Ensemble (Space Theatre - Adelaide Festival Centre). Featuring Melbourne Guitar Quartet, Anthony Field.

31 Jul 2010: at Sunset Series (Townsville Civic Theatre). Featuring Synergy Percussion.

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