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Australian Legend

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1958, 2nd edn 1966 and illustrated edn 1978),

is an influential account of the Australian national mystique, its origins and development, by Russel Ward. Ward's analysis of the...

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Kelly, Frederick Septimus

Rhian Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 459 words.

[Sep, Cleg]

(b Sydney, May 29, 1881; d Beaucourt-sur-Ancre, Nov 13, 1916). Australian composer and pianist. He was educated at Sydney Grammar School (1891–2), Eton College...

Laade, Wolfgang

Rüdiger Schumacher.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 518 words.

(b Zeitz, Jan 13, 1925). German ethnomusicologist. After studying composition with Boris Blacher at the Musikhochschule in West Berlin (1947–53), he studied ethnomusicology (with Kurt...

Rofe, Esther

Pauline Petrus.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 529 words.

(Freda)

(b Melbourne, March 14, 1904; d Melbourne, Feb 26, 2000). Australian composer. She studied the piano and violin privately from the age of four and began her musical...

Grainger, (George) Percy

Malcolm Gillies and David Pear.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 5157 words.

(Aldridge)

(b Brighton, Victoria, July 8, 1882; d White Plains, NY, Feb 20, 1961). Australian-American composer, pianist and folksong collector. Best known for his settings of...

Olivier Messiaen

Nigel Simeone.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7705 words.

Olivier Messiaen (b. 1908–d. 1992) was one of the true originals of 20th-century music: a composer whose innovative exploration of sonority, rhythm, and harmony was profoundly influenced by...