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Margaret Sutherland interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2250704
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Sutherland, M. (Margaret), 1897-1984, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1972 Apr. 5 
1 tape reel : 1 7/8 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Dr. Margaret Sutherland, a composer, talks about John Sinclair; growing up in Adelaide; early days teaching music; marriage and writing music; the Melbourne Art Centre; Lorna Stirling; John Lloyd; John Hopkins; "The Haunted Hills"; Antill's "Corroboree"; Goossens; Sculthorpe; John Bishop; Bernard Heinze; the Australian Broadcasting Commission.

Biography/History

Dr. Margaret Sutherland, one of Australia's most distinguished composers, was described in the Australian journal of music by Sir John Sinclair as the "first lady" of Australian music and Australia's first resident composer to write music reflecting the attitudes, and using the language, of her times.

Notes

Recorded at her home in Hawthorn, Melbourne.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214869222

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (23 p.) 
Subjects Sutherland, Margaret, 1897-1984 -- Interviews.  |  Women composers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 121/31
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 121/31 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 121/31 (summary)
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