Topology: Big decisions

Topology and Davidson, Robert (2005) Topology: Big decisions. New Farm, QLD, Australia, Brisbane Powerhouse.

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Author Topology
Davidson, Robert
Title Topology: Big decisions
Place of publication New Farm, QLD, Australia
Publisher Brisbane Powerhouse
Publication date 2005-11-24
Series Topology concert series
Total pages 1 Musical performance
Language eng
Subject 190406 Music Composition
190407 Music Performance
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Two-hour concert commemmorating thirty years since the dismissal of the Australian government. The concert focused on musical responses to political and social events, combining documentary, linguistics and musical meta-language techniques.

Two-hour concert curated and led by Robert Davidson with his ensemble Topology, commemmorating thirty years since the dismissal of the Australian government. The concert focused on musical responses to political and social events, combining documentary, linguistics and musical meta-language techniques. Works in the program included The Keating Tangos (Kent Farbach, Robert Davidson, Raffaele Marcellino, Russell Gilmour, Richard Vella, Don Kay), Generations (John Babbage), Landscape (Robert Davidson), Milonga en re (Ástor Piazzolla), ΦX174 (John Babbage), Buenos Aires Hora Cero (Ástor Piazzolla), Difference Engine (John Babbage), Big Decisions (Robert Davidson)
Keyword Gough Whitlam
Paul Keating
Malcolm Fraser
Joh Bjelke-Petersen
Minimalism
Found object
Prosody
Intonation
Chamber music
Political music
Tango
Cross-genre
Postmodern music
Live Performance of Creative Works - Music

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Created: Thu, 03 Mar 2011, 14:57:43 EST by Dr Robert Davidson on behalf of School of Music