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New Year's Eve - A Sound Barrier Musical Retrospective for 2012

One of the many, many great things about presenting music on Melbourne's 3 PBS FM is that you get to share things with people. Music, thoughts, discoveries. And traditions.

Opera - deconstructed, reconstructed!

The latest edition of The Sound Barrier was all about opera. But not opera as we have perhaps come to know it.

The many faces of improvisation

In the most recent edition of The Sound Barrier we journeyed into the role of improvisation in music.

Music in the moment

Like so many things in music – like so many things in life, really – categories can be such limiting things: restricting, boxing in, the ways we listen to and understand what we're hearing.

The Sound Barrier deconstructs opera!

Note that the date for The Sound Barrier's opera deconstruction has been moved from 3 December to 17 December!

The Sound Barrier's foray into time

On this latest edition of The Sound Barrier, we plunged into time – into the ways in which time and music interact and interplay, into the ways

Music in time and time in music

The great 18th century German philosopher, Immanuel Kant, said that it is impossible for us to imagine a universe in which time doesn't exist. It's just beyond our comprehension.

The Sound Barrier deconstructs the orchestra

On this fortnight's episode we listened to what an orchestra can sound like when it’s coming to you from the other side of the sound barrier.

Look what they've done to my orchestra!

There are a few composers who, over the years, have written some pretty nifty guides to the orchestra.

The Sound Barrier's tribute to women composers

The latest episode of The Sound Barrier focussed on some of the contributions women composers have made to the development of new music over t

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