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Sounding out the past

Harrison, Andrew


This thesis explores the relationship between music composition and historical narrative, and considers whether the creative works inspired by historical events offer an alternative perspective on the past. To test this idea the thesis focuses on two significant, though unrelated, moments in history: Australia's involvement in World War One, and the shifting social and economic chronicle of Detroit since the mid-twentieth century. I address these two periods of history from a number of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5e296866aa92d
Access Rights: Open Access


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