A 6-part oral history of notated music in Australia, from the time of European settlement to the present day. Andrew Ford talks with Australian composers and musicians, including Anne Boyd, Richard Meale, Peter Sculthorpe, Ross Edwards, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Carl Vine, Brett Dean and Elena Kats-Chernin. Their stories are an interpretation of Australia's musical history, and the effects it has had on them and their contemporaries.
A 7-part series of off-air programs exploring some of the music performed in Australia and much of which was also
created here, together with the stories of those who heard it. Ranging from 1788 to the present day.
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Multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
The Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library and the Lenton Parr Library have a number of listening stations. You will need to borrow headphones at the loans desk from the Lenton Parr Library. Headphones are fitted in the carrels at the Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library.