10 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Along the Road to Gundagai music – 1931
This is a famous recording of one of Australia’s most popular songs.
Corroboree music – 1950
Incorporating Indigenous themes, this Australian orchestral work achieved international recognition.
Country Gardens music – 1919
A pianola version of Percy Grainger’s ‘Country Gardens’ performed by the composer.
Dance of Nature: The Music of Ross Edwards documentary – 1995
Interesting points on the effect nature has on creativity are raised in this documentary about composer Ross Edwards.
George Dreyfus: A Portrait documentary – 1984
Composer George Dreyfus marks this portrait with his own whimsical style, showing how lively biography can be when the subject is prepared to satirise himself.
In the Head the Fire radio – 1966
This radiophonic piece written by composer Nigel Butterley in 1966 won the prestigious Prix Italia and set a benchmark for radio in Australia.
Irkanda IV music – 1967
This is a 1967 recording of the first major work by leading Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe.
Jack O’Hagan: Vocalist Composer historical – 1931
Multi-talented artist Jack O’Hagan performs five songs for Frank Thring’s series of variety shorts, Efftee Entertainers, including 'The Road to Gundagai’.
My First Wife feature film – 1984
Director Paul Cox made this film about a disintegrating marriage after going through a painful break-up himself.
Sydney Opera House Opening Concert music – 1973
A magical night in the history of Australian music: the first official concert in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.