Original Creative Work - Musical Composition

'Soundscapes and Omens' for Symphony Orchestra

Johanna Selleck

The Australian Music Centre | Published : 2020

Abstract

‘Soundscapes and Omens’ is an original work for symphony orchestra. Composed in 1998 for the Australian Composers’ Orchestral Forum with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, it has undergone further revision in response to major public performances culminating in the final version accepted for publication by the AMC in 2020. The work uses compositional techniques based around intervallic expansion to explore juxtaposing sound worlds reflecting the Australian landscape and ideas about the human psyche.