Currency companion to music and dance in Australia

Currency companion to music and dance in Australia

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Encyclopedia detailing the history of music and dance in Australia from the beginning of European colonisation to the present. Collected in one volume are 370 entries from over 270 contributors, demonstrating the diversity of music and dance in Australia. Examines all aspects of music and dance, including Aboriginal traditions, belly dancing, chamber music, cinema dancers, Indonesian traditions, lagerphones, music therapy, opera, ballet, composers and festivals. Entries are signed and include further reading lists. Includes contributor notes and index. Editors are academics working in the field of musicology.According to Muzaffer Orel, head of the NSW Federation of Turkish Associations, the Turkish dancing movement began when Bursa ... An early ensemble was the Anatolian Minstrels, formed by Rifat Yaka in Sydney in 1976s. ... a zither of more than 70 strings, which is played horizontally on the lap; the long-necked, fretted yayli tanbur, which is held vertically on the ... Nowadays employing so many players is so costly that Australian twenties-revival orchestras must make do with fewer.

Title:Currency companion to music and dance in Australia
Author:Currency House Inc
Publisher: - 2003-08-01


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