AAF Projects 1997-2006
Four electro-acoustic compositions on the theme of Australian perception of Asia by four women composers Ros Bandt, Brigid Burke, Anne Norman and Dang Kim Hien
Fractions of Illumination for clarinet, shakuhachi, power pole bells and electronics by Brigid Burke in collaboration with Anne Norman
Ask Not ~ Fear Not for shakuhachi, bass clarinet, power pole bells by Anne Norman in collaboration with Brigid Burke
On the Wings of a Butterfly for dan tranh (Vietnamese zither), medieval psaltery, and two sulings (Balinese flute). A collaborated work by Ros Bandt and Le Tuan Hung
Inside Outside for voice, dan tranh (Vietnamese zither), Vietnamese percussion, viola da gamba, recorder, tape and electronics. A collaborated work by Ros Bandt and Dang Kim Hien.
We lose things for shakuhachi, double bass and power pole bells. Composer: Anne Norman. Performers: Anne Norman (shakuhachi), Nick Tsiavos (double bass), Peter Neville (power pole bells)
Shadows of the Warhorse for dan tranh (Vietnamese zither). Composer-performer: Dang Kim Hien.
Lotus Pond for Chinese traditional ensemble. Composer: Le Tuan Hung. Performer: Australian Chinese Music Ensemble.
Shakuhachi Australis concert series featuring new Australian compositions for the shakuhachi.
L'Aura Eterna : Shakuhachi Australis I
Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Centre Melbourne
10 Nov 2002
Artists: Anne Norman (shakuhachi), Ria Soemardgo (voice), Peter Neville (percussion), and Nick Tsiavos (double bass)
Garden of Songs : Shakuhachi Australis II
Mark Street Hall, North Fitzroy, Vic.
15 Nov 2002
Artists: Anne Norman (shakuhachi, power pole bells), Ria Soemardgo (voice), Dang Kim Hien (voice, dan tranh, dan bau), Peter Hagen (harpsichord), with a visual art installation by Antoinette de Morton
We Lose Things
Rechabite Hall, Northcote, Vic.
13 Nov 2000
Artists: Anne Norman (shakuhachi), Deborah Kayser (soprano), Peter Neville (percussion), and Nick Tsiavos (double bass)
Annual concert series of Asian music
various venues in Melbourne
The Poems of Rewi Alley read by John Britton, musical settings by Warren Burt
On the Wings of a Butterfly : Cross-cultural Music by Australian Composers (CD). Featuring works by Ros Bandt, Brigid Burke, Warren Burt, Le Tuan Hung, Anne Norman, Ria Soemardjo, Deborah Kayser and Dindy Vaughan
ARIA Nomination for Best World Music Album in 2005
Scent of Time : Australian Compositions for Asian Instruments and Voices (CD). Featuring works by Ros Bandt, Warren Burt, Dang Kim Hien, Le Tuan Hung, Anne Norman and Wang Zheng
Ting (Move records)
Landscapes of Time : Contemporary Sound Art of Viet Nam (CD). Featuring works for voices, Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese instruments by Dang Kim Hien and Le Tuan Hung
These CDs were produced in association with Move Records
Dan Tranh Music of Vietnam: Traditions and Innovations by Le Tuan Hung.
Chinese music in Australia: Victoria 1850s to Mid-1990s by Wang Zheng Ting.
Many AAF projects were generously supported by the Australia Council