As one of Australia's 100 National Living Treasures, Peter Sculthorpe has assumed iconic status. While much has been written about his life and music, there have been no studies exploring his influence on other composers. With its broad social and historical context, this book invites the reader to share in the experiences of his career as a teacher of composition. Through a series of interviews, a clear picture emerges about the impact of his work and the legacy he leaves behind.
About the Author
Gwyneth Barnes is a cultural historian with a keen and developed interest in the arts. She holds degrees in Music, Education and History, and has been working in the field of music education over many years. Gwyneth graduated with a PhD from the University of Newcastle in 2001, and currently lives in Sydney.