Australians: Voice Portraits

Topology and Davidson, Robert (2009) Australians: Voice Portraits. New Farm, QLD, Australia, Brisbane Powerhouse.

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Author Topology
Davidson, Robert
Title Australians: Voice Portraits
Place of publication New Farm, QLD, Australia
Publisher Brisbane Powerhouse
Publication date 2009-06-21
Total pages 1 Musical performance (75 mins)
Language eng
Subject 190407 Music Performance
2102 Curatorial and Related Studies
190406 Music Composition
Live Performance of Creative Work - Music
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Topology’s new show Australians is like a specially composed portrait gallery of eminent Australians, only instead of portraying the faces of our best and brightest, Robert Davidson’s new ground-breaking work focuses on the melodies of their voices.

Internationally acclaimed, contemporary ensemble, Topology play music that is adapted from the voices of a wide range of Australians from many walks of life – people like Charles Kingsford-Smith, Percy Grainger, Fred Hollows, Nancy Bird, Don Bradman, Mary Gilmore, Peter Singer, Germaine Greer, Albert Namatjira, Marcus Oliphant, Nancy Wake, to name a few.

The performance was repeated at the National Film and Sound Archive on 21 Aug 2009

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