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The Australian Symphony from Federation to 1960

Rhoderick McNeill
Books, Musicology
Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014
ISBN 978–1–4094–4124-3
www.ashgate.com
Reviewed by , April 1st, 2014

It is not often that an elegantly written, well researched book can be used as an advocacy tool, but Rhoderick McNeill’s thorough investigation of the symphonies written before 1960 by Australian composers is one that requires attention.  Most of the works composed during the period covered in the book are probably known only to a… continue reading »


About Julja Szuster

Dr Julja Szuster is a musicologist and currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide. Australia. Her research interests are 17th Century Italian music and the cultural life in colonial Australia. She is managing editor of the Journal of Music Research Online, published by the Music Council of Australia.

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