As deep and as anguished as a Passion – Journey to Horseshoe Bend as a cantata

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How well has classical music represented Central Australia over the years? John Antill obviously read ’s classic text, The Arunta before writing his ballet Corroboree, the young Peter Sculthorpe portrayed a ‘sunburnt country’ in his various tone poems. There’s one long note in Barry Conyngham’s opera Edward John Eyre which says heaps to me about […]