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Bucharest 2017

Tamara Smolyar performs Seven Variations on Tuireamh Mhic Finín Dhuibh on Monday 22 May, in case you are up for a trip to Rumania this month. Octavian Simu and Max Packer have each contributed a variation. The original tune is … Continue reading

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Re-sound: Sublating the Symbol

Another album of Australian work by some of my wonderfully talented colleagues. Please order directly from Ars Publica.

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Sweet Spots at Deutsche Oper Berlin

So the time has come to talk about Berlin 2016. Jaslyn Robertson, Ralph Whiteoak and I will have works performed at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on November 14 later this year. The performance group is the State Youth Ensemble New … Continue reading

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How to identify musical intervals: a two-step method

Here is something for beginning musicians to learn identify musical intervals from music notation. I have collaborated on this text with the wonderfully talented illustrator and designer Tahl Swieca, whose quirky drawings add a cheeky charm to this publication. It … Continue reading

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Lacan: Ein Lehrstück

Lacan: Ein Lehrstück (2015), for large orchestra, soprano and flugelhorn. Libretto based on the writings of Jacques Lacan. Live recording of the first performance of the first movement: 9 August 2015 at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Melbourne with the … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields 2015

Chiesa di San Giacomo Apostolo, Pasian di Prato, 29 November 2015  

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Forlorn Remix at BIFEM 2015

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