The Devil Himself

Morton, Graeme, Leek, Stephen and Brazier, Bruce (1993) The Devil Himself. Brisbane, Qld, Australia, St Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane.

Author Morton, Graeme
Leek, Stephen
Brazier, Bruce
Title The Devil Himself
Place of publication Brisbane, Qld, Australia
Publisher St Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane
Publication date 1993-06
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Commissioned by Graeme Morton for the Year 8 students of St Peters Lutheran College. The aims of this project included to teach significant aspects of Australian culture and history through the arts and develop the genre of opera for young people. In spite of our great tradition of opera, the genre of young people’s opera, well established overseas, is an area of significant neglect with Australia. This commission provided the opportunity for Australian composer, Stephen Leek and librettist Bruce Brazier to work directly with the young performers. This childrens’ opera explores the social and historical context of Captain Logan in Australian history.
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Commissioned by Graeme Morton for the Year 8 students of St Peters Lutheran College. The aims of this project included to teach significant aspects of Australian culture and history through the arts and develop the genre of opera for young people.

In spite of our great tradition of opera, the genre of young people’s opera, well established overseas, is an area of significant neglect with Australia. This commission provided the opportunity for Australian composer, Stephen Leek and librettist Bruce Brazier to work directly with the young performers.

This childrens’ opera explores the social and historical context of Captain Logan in Australian history.
Keyword Opera
Australian opera
Musical
middle school

Document type: Creative Work
Collection: School of Music Publications
 
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