The influences of traditional Asian music on an Australian composer: A study of three works for flute and piano by Anne Boyd
Grenfell, Julia Michele
Doctor of Musical Arts
A study is presented of three works for flute and piano by prominent Australian composer Anne Boyd (b. 1946). The works are Goldfish Through Summer Rain; Red Sun, Chill Wind; and Bali Moods No. 1. An examination is made of the influences of two types of Asian music on these three works. The influence of Japanese music is found in Goldfish Through Summer Rain and Red Sun, Chill Wind. The influence of Balinese music is found in Bali Moods No. 1.