Birds landing on an amplified fence wire
Pigeon-metronome first encounter, filmed during tests for EweTube [now Eco Opera] broadcasts.
4 July 2020: Singing Sheep, recoded via the Sonic Tube
March 24 2020 Covid-19 address by Prime Minister Boris Johnson translated via tape delay. Thanks to Hazel Palmer for the camera work.
Unveiled on April 27 2019, Piano Piano by Wallace Williams is one of many planned musical installations along the new Girgarre Sound Walk. Meticulously hand shaped, folded and soldered, intricately detailed and full of mechanical surprises, PianoPiano has already become a town and district icon.
A six-minute edit of the eighteen minute FINALE composed for the ‘All-Star World Percussion Spectacular’ concert for the Commonwealth Games cultural festival, 2006
The Spaghetti Western Orchestra Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011, full show. 2M views!
Ringing the Changes – for aerial bell ringers, performed by Strange Fruit,
Melbourne Festival 2009
For a speaking percussionist, commissioned and first performed by Dr John Lane, associate Professor of Percussion and Director of Percussion Studies, Sam Houston State University, Texas. www.john-lane.com.
Girgarre Junkestra final indoor rehearsal before the Gala Concert, filmed by Liz Arcus.
Cole Porter’s 1934 classic cowboy song performed on the Musical Fence in Winton, Queensland, outback Australia. The Fence is available 24/7 for the public to play and is free entry. Buses and carloads of travellers and locals visit the site daily.
The CFA’s Girgarre Fire Brigade made a guest appearance at the opening of the Gargarro Soundshell. They also provided a surprise moment using the firetruck’s flashing lights and a smoke-bomb. The effect turned the soundshell into an alien spaceship. Then the aliens arrived…
VIDEO Cameron Robbins
SOUND Graeme Leak
the amplified piano is being played
by a series of drips from above.
After one morning’s rehearsal on 22 Apr 2017 this group of mostly non-musicians opened the evening concert, followed by a range of acts who had all gathered in Girgarre for a camp-over weekend of music making.