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Exploring the new - through Tilde and tributes

Much of this week's show was spent listening to and talking about what is, after all, a huge part of the essence of The Sound Barr

Stockhausen's MOMENTE: how it all fits together

On the nights of 30 December 2015 and 6 January 2016 I will be playing both recordings of

In the community of solitude: Christmas on The Sound Barrier!

This week's edition of The Sound Barrierwas a special Christmas edition.

Rays and drops of sizzling sun: the energy of heat and light beams onto the sound barrier!

As summer approaches in this corner of the world – and, it seems, an especially brutal summer at that – I thought it worth devoting this week's edi

My two favourite things: an idea and expressing it in music - Susan Frykberg on The Sound Barrier!

Almost since it began, The Sound Barrier has sought from time to time to showcase the work of Australian composers – partly to help fill a lack in much of what is presented on Australian radi

Down the rabbit hole (and through the sound barrier) with Vanessa Tomlinson

Brisbane-based percussionist Vanessa Tomlinson describes the Alice-in-Wonderland worlds into which her work with percussion often takes

Out of the opera theatre and into the streets of North Melbourne

Whoever would have thought that part of the experience of opera could be driving through the streets of Melbourne, trying to find a house?

Bashing the barriers with Anthony Pateras, Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey

One of the (many) things that I really love about preparing and presenting The Sound Barrier is the opportunity it gives me to be reminded constantly of how vibrant the local and locally-conn

Maintaining an (un)even temperament: with Warren Burt on The Sound Barrier!

The little blurb on the home page of The Sound Barrier's website starts of by noting that 'ever since Bach first showed that the one keyboard could play music in 24 keys, and redefined tonali

Beethoven's bits

Everyone should at some stage or another in their life experience a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

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