Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies

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McNeill, Rhoderick J.. 2005. "Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies." Plush, Vincent, Schippers, Huib and Wolfe, Jocelyn (ed.) Encounters: meetings in Australian music: essays, images, interviews. Brisbane, Australia. Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre.
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Symphonies of the bush: indigenous encounters in Australian symphonies

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
Book TitleEncounters: meetings in Australian music: essays, images, interviews
Authors
AuthorMcNeill, Rhoderick J.
EditorsPlush, Vincent, Schippers, Huib and Wolfe, Jocelyn
Number of Pages66
Year2005
PublisherQueensland Conservatorium Research Centre
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
Web Address (URL)http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/product/encounters-meetings-in-australian-music-essays-images-interviews
Abstract

This chapter describes the search for a national musical language by Australian symphonists during the 1950 and the subsequent appropriation of Aboriginal motifs and themes in their music. Works by Clive Douglas, John Antill, Lindley Evans, Alfred Hill, Mirrie Hill and James Penberthy are discussed.

KeywordsAustralian; symphonies; Aboriginal; music
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020360306. Musicology and ethnomusicology
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Byline AffiliationsFaculty of Arts
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