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From the Publisher"Australian Piano Music us abundantly illustrated with well-chosen excerpts from the scores discussed, and the individual treatment of each composer makes it an effective reference text, easily consulted for commentary on a particular composer. Those wishing to gain an overview of Australian music and cultural history will do well by reading it from beginning to end. An appendix, listing publication details of the works discussed, will help pianists seeking to explore new and unfamiliar repertoire."
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"Composer and pianist Sitsky offers a detailed overview of 20th-century Australian piano music. Using a wealth of musical examples, he explores the ways the genre has developed from the work of early modernist composers such as Margaret Sutherland through the contemporary jazz of pianist Simplicius Cheong."
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