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Dec 2012

Everything’s Connected

Musings leading to Sympathy for the Devil, King Kong and more.

Patricia Downes
Documents
Sound

Dave Brubeck in Australia

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck died earlier this month at the age of 91. Sound archivist Graham McDonald recently found some Messages to Australia that were recorded by Brubeck for radio in 1962.

Graham McDonald
Sound
Oct 2012

Archives in Transition

Senior curator Matthew Davies reports from the 43rd annual conference of IASA - the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives - in New Delhi, India.

Matthew Davies
Sound
Sep 2012

Thomas Rome Lecture

The Thomas Rome Lecture gives leading figures in the Australian recorded sound industry an opportunity to present their thoughts and ideas on current issues faced by industry.

Sound
Aug 2012

Cochrane Smith Award for Sound Heritage

The Cochrane Smith Award for Sound Heritage celebrates the achievements of a person who has made a substantial contribution to the preservation, survival and recognition of sound heritage.

Sound

Poetry: alive and kicking

West Australian performance poet Kate Wilson discovered the world of performance poetry on YouTube, and now she's added her poetic voice to the global conversation.

Beth Taylor
Sound
Jul 2012

Cooee Cabaret final tour

Check out some of the talented Cooee Cabaret local performers from Mandurah, Margaret River and Bunbury in Western Australia.

Beth Taylor
Sound

Andre Navarre

Sally Jackson talks about the NFSA exhibition on the life and work of a forgotten Australian star.

Sally Jackson
Sound
Jun 2012

The father of Australian jazz

The NFSA mourns the loss of Australian jazz legend Graeme Bell, who passed away today in Sydney at the age of 97.

Tamara Osicka
Sound
May 2012

Patrick White turns 100

Today marks the centenary of the birth of Patrick White. Vincent Plush describes the NFSA's pivotal role in celebrating White's legacy, in particular the adaptation of his masterwork Voss.

Vincent Plush
Sound