Making Conversation, Episode 5: Rebecca Erin Smith interviews Alex Turley

In this episode you’ll hear

Composer: Alex Turley
Website: alexturley.com

Interviewed by: Rebecca Erin Smith
Website:  www.rebeccaerinsmith.com

This conversation was recorded on 23rd of October, 2016, amidst the picturesque Herdsman Lake Nature Reserve in Perth. Western Australia.

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Making Conversation, Episode 3: Chris Williams interviews Annie Hsieh

In this episode you’ll hear

Composer: Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh
Website:  www.anniehuihsinhsieh.com 

Interviewed by: Chris Williams
Website: chriswilliamscomposer.com

This conversation was recorded on the 25th of November, 2016, in New York City, USA, “Centre of the Universe”. (Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan’s East Village)


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Making Conversation Podcast, Episode 1: David John Lang interviews Anne Cawrse

In this episode you’ll hear:

Composer: Anne Cawrse
Websites:  http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/artist/cawrse-anne
https://soundcloud.com/anne_c

Interviewed by: David John Lang
Website: http://www.davidjohnlang.com/

This conversation was recorded in November 2016 at the composer’s house in Prospect, Adelaide, SA.

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Percussive Waves (April 2017)

Percussion. Composers love it for its diversity, its flexibility and the timbral options for striking, plucking, rubbing, scraping or otherwise interacting with a musical or found object. This month we’re thrilled to offer a wonderful hour of percussive and rhythm-centred works. From marimba solos evoking animals, Tuscan sunsets, or Greek mythology, to improvisation, polyrhythms or prepared harpsichord, this playlist is as diverse as ever and the resulting sounds are wide-ranging, always with the particularly heightened quality brought by percussive gestures and physicality.  This month’s playlist image was photographed by Making Waves Intern and composer Mark Wolf: we see the corrugations in a metal fence, undulating like waves, shadows cast by the sunlight.  We also, like many composers, see an instrument!

Did you know that we’re about to release our very first podcast series? It’s called the Making Conversation: Australian Podcast and it drops on iTunes and everywhere else on Friday April 21, 2017, with one episode released weekly. The team can not wait to share these amazing conversations with Making Waves listeners and podcast fans!  We encourage you to subscribe to our iTunes channel, via RSS or other podcast apps, or to the Making Waves e-bulletins so that you don’t miss a thing. Here’s a little preview!

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Making Conversation: “Episode 0”

In this series preview you’ll hear Lisa Cheney and Peggy Polias of Making Waves introducing the Making Conversation: Australian Composers’ Podcast.

Stay tuned for the series release on Friday 21 April 2017!  There will be conversations with 30 composers in this series, with a new one released each Friday.

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