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By David Symons

John Antill (1904-1986) used to be one of many optimum composers of Australia's post-colonial interval. even supposing a comparatively prolific and masses esteemed composer in Australia, Antill's wider popularity is continued mainly by way of his recognized ballet Corroboree - a piece which was once seemed to deliver an actual Australian musical type prior to either a countrywide and foreign viewers for the 1st time. via Sir Eugene Goossens' championship, the paintings used to be heard through enthusiastic audiences in Australia, Britain, Europe and the us, and used to be, for a few years, the best-known paintings of any Australian-born and resident composer. certainly it has remained, for either Australian and in a foreign country audiences, an Australian musical icon. David Symons strains Antill's improvement as a composer from his early, pre-Corroboree works, which show a overdue Romantic to post-impressionist sort, via an research of the virile, dissonant, primitivist idiom of his magnum opus, to an exam of his later output of theatrical, orchestral and vocal/choral works. The e-book offers entire and invaluable perception into Antill's musical output, even as focussing on extra unique analyses of his significant works that have reached public performances and/or recordings. during this method the booklet not just offers a developmental photo of Antill's works, but in addition demonstrates why they've got made him considered one of Australia's such a lot famous musical creators of the post-colonial period.

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