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Malcolm Williamson
Malcolm Benjamin Graham Christopher Williamson, AO, CBE (21 November 1931 – 2 March 2003) was an Australian composer. He was the Master of the Queen's Music from 1975 until his death.
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Betty Beath
Elizabeth Margaret "Betty" Beath, née Eardley, (born 19 November 1932) is an Australian composer, pianist, and music educator.
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Judith Clingan
Judith Clingan AM (born 19 January 1945) is an Australian composer, conductor, performer and music educator. Since 1997, she has been the Director of Wayfarers Australia (formerly Waldorf Wayfarers) Australia Wide Choir.
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Tristram Cary
Tristram Ogilvie Cary, OAM (14 May 1925 – 24 April 2008) was a pioneering English-Australian composer. He was also active as a teacher and music critic.
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Percy Grainger
Percy Aldridge Grainger (8 July 1882 – 20 February 1961) was an Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist. In the course of a long and innovative career he played a prominent role in the revival of interest in British folk...
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Peter Joshua Sculthorpe
Peter Joshua Sculthorpe AO OBE (29 April 1929 – 8 August 2014) was an Australian composer. Much of his music resulted from an interest in the music of Australia's neighbours as well as from the impulse to bring together aspects...
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... Comte's book, a collection of contributions from 36 eminent Australian pianists that "encapsulates ... the collective wisdom, challenges, and issues about pianism in an Australian context," is reviewed (Australian Scholarly Publishing). ...
... Australian retailers the Australian Music Group has merged with Allans Music Group. ...
... Indigenous Music and Media, which they teach jointly at the Australian National University in Canberra ... . The course places indigenous music in the context of the cosmological, sociological and philosophical knowledge systems of the Warlpiri people. ...
... As Australian country music emerged as a genre in the 1930s and 1940s, Australian singers produced ... others. Australian performers soon developed ways of performing localism within the music style. The ... American or Australian accent in Australian country music vocals, and the rise, in the 21st century ...
... Examines the conflicting positions of the Australian government and the Australian Music Retailers ... will affect independent Australian music retailers noting that "the move will decimate the independent retail sector." ...
... Abstracts a thesis (Australian Catholic U, 1997) by Gwen Carbone studying the postwar Australian ragtime repertoire and performance history. ...
... Presents a brief profile of the Australian Quartet, that country's longest-existing string quartet ... . Describes the history of the chamber group, their playing of works by Australian composers, and the ...
... Reports on the completion of the "Historical Anthology of Music by Australian Women" which is ... described as a source material providing a fuller understanding of Australian music history and aiming ... to make music by Australian women more widely and easily available to researchers. ...
... recently recorded two CDs of clarinet music "Slick Finish" and "Twist" which include only Australian ... Profiles Australian clarinetist Philippa Robinson, an expert on Australian compositions, who has ...
... "Music Makers, a voluntary Australian-based program to create more active music makers, has now ... attracted the support of 30 Australian music products wholesalers, representing approximately 60 percent of the market." ...
... -Australian community, but also in Australian interpretations of Latin and "Gypsy" music. ... Whiteoak examines the history of the piano accordion in Australian musical culture, focusing ... particularly upon the period 1930-1969. In this era, accordion music flourished not only in the Italian ...
... Australian government to legislate the content quota for Australian music on commercial radio ... . Explains that the Federation of Australian Radio Broadcasters regulates local content and gives quota ... percentages. Provides quotes from Australian musicians describing the situation. ...