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Australian folksongs : a music-theatre piece in celebration of Australia's colonial history and folk heritage / Vincent Plush
Bib ID 7292946
Format MusicMusic [notated music, volume]
Author
Plush, Vincent, 1950- composer
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description [1978?] 
1 score (1 volume, various pagings) ; 30 x 43 cm 
Series

Symphony Australia collection of music scores and parts.

Full contents
  • I. Sinfonia
  • II. Denis O'Riley
  • III. The shearer's dream
  • IV. Interlude (Chansons des oiseaux australiens)
  • V. Jacky-Jacky
  • VI. Moreton Bay.
 
Notes

"Australian folksongs was written for performance at the inaugural concert of the Seymour Group of Sydney University...All six movements of the work were first performed in a staged version in the York Theatre of the Seymour Centre on 12th May 1978..."

"The entire work is dedicated to the baritone Lyndon Terracini on whose suggestion and for whose artistry it was composed".

Photocopy of composer's manuscript score.

Includes performance notes and drawings of stage layout and descriptions of optional new instruments: the pils'nerphone, the fosterimba and the eucalyptaphone.

English words.

Staff notation.

Subjects Australia -- History -- Songs and music.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Terracini, Lyndon, 1949- dedicatee  |  Symphony Australia

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