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Music - Subject Guides: Australian Music

An archive of past music subject guides found on the Music Library website.
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Music Australia

This website was developed by the National Library of Australia.  Music Australia includes many different types of resources, such as music scores, sound recordings, websites and a range of other music-related material held by a large number of Australia's cultural institutions or described by specialist music services. Music Australia covers both, heritage and contemporary music, and includes all formats, styles and genres.

Australian Music

Bebbington, Warren Arthur. The Oxford Companion to Australian Music. Melbourne; New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

This book covers Australian music and includes biographical references.

MUSIC REFERENCE  ML101.A9 O94 1997

 

Coyle, Rebecca. Reel Tracks: Australian Feature Film Music and Cultural Identities. Eastleigh, UK : John Libbey Pub.; Bloomington, IN : Distributed in North America by Indiana University Press, c2005. 

This book covers music in Austrialian films, including history and criticism.

MUSIC STACKS  ML2075.R44 2005

 

Hayward, Philip. From Pop to Punk to Postmodernism: Popular Music and Australian Culture from the 1960s to the 1990s. North Syndney, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1992.

MUSIC STACKS  ML3504.F76 1992

  

Murdoch, James. A Handbook of Australian Music. Melbourne : Sun Books, 1983.

A bibliography about Australian music.

MUSIC STACKS  ML360.M87 1983

 

Richards, Fiona. The Soundscapes of Australia: Music, Place, and Spirituality. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT. : Ashgate, c2007.

MUSIC STACKS  ML360.5.S69 2007

  

Sitsky, Larry. Australian Piano Music of the Twentieth Century. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.

MUSIC REFERENCE  ML742.A8 S58 2005

 

Turner, David H. Afterlife Before Genesis: An Introduction: Accessing the Eternal Through Australian Aboriginal Music. New York: Peter Lang, c1997.

This book includes biographical references, an index, and a discography.

MUSIC STACKS  ML3770.T87 1997

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