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23 Aug

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By Peter N. Pinne and Don Battye.
Length Musical, Australian, Drama, 19th Century, 20th Century
7M, 4F
A Musical Play based on the life and times of Caroline Chisholm.
Caroline has been prepared especially for High School production. Teachers and educationalists alike have praised this musical for its entertaining qualities and ability to involve students of all interests and skills.


By David Reeves
Full Length Musical, Australian, Drama, 17th Century
In 17th century Paris at a time of political turbulence, there lived a flamboyant, swashbuckling, gallant hero. Blessed with a nose 'splendiferous' the not very attractive Cyrano de Bergerac loves passionately, but silently. The subject of that love was his childhood friend, the beautiful Roxanne, who only had eyes for another. Too late she discovers that the very eloquent words in the 'lettres d'amour' that she had fallen in love with belonged in fact to the heart and soul of Cyrano.


Book, Music and Lyrics by Craig Christie
Full Length Musical, Australian, Adventure, Backing Tracks, Children
1M, 1F
A Musical Celebration of Life and Friendship
It's a new day and a new school for Oliver, and making a new friend when he meets Claire in the school ground doesn't help him with the feeling that nothing is as it should be. 
Join Claire and Oliver on an exciting musical safari created to engage the young and young at heart in a magical adventure. JUNGLE BUNGLE explores the theme of fear of the unknown while celebrating friendship, individuality and imagination.


By Jean Bunton 
Narration, Lyrics and music by Jean Bunton 
Full Length Musical, TYA, Orchestral, Fantasy
3M, 1F, 1M or F
Created by Jean Bunton for the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. THE MAGIC JUNGLE with it's lively music, narration and songs offers children an unforgettable introduction to the instruments in the orchestra. The Magic Jungle was commissioned by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The world premiere was given by the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong at the International Arts Carnival in July 2008. 


Book and Music by Bill Gleeson. Book and Lyrics by Kristine Killburn.
Full Length Musical, Australian, Comedy
5M, 5F
The story tells of the trial and tribulations of a musical company before the opening night of their production. The backstage life and loves threaten the success of almost everything -- but they still manage to have a lot of fun along the way. 


Book, Music and Lyrics by Craig Christie
Full Length Musical, Australian, Adventure, Comedy
1M, 1F
Claire was off before she had time to really understand what she was doing in the race in the first place! She always thought herself to be particularly ordinary and yet here she was with the roar of engines all around, behind the wheel of a solar powered racing car! 
REV IT UP! is the thrilling new musical that will engage primary school students of all ages, with the ideas that approaching challenges with a positive attitude can lead to extraordinary results, and that the need to protect our environment is something we all share.


Book and Lyrics by Phil Sumner. Book by Jan McDonald. Music and Lyrics by Greg Sneddon.
Full Length Musical, Australian, Drama, Contemporary
3M, 2F
RIFF-RAFF is a musical - a rock musical which speaks to the young people of today about problems that face them. No answers are offered and no easy way out is shown. But the language is that of the young people and the most important message throughout the script, and shouted in a painful climax, is the right of young people to question the direction they are moving in. They do not have to be manipulated, they can question the world around them, they do have a right to explanations from the figures of authority in their lives.


Book and Lyrics by Lloyd Thomson and Nancy Brown. Lyrics by Albert Arlen. Music by C.J. Dennis.
Full Length Musical, Australian, Drama, Adaptations (Literature)
18M, 13F
THE SENTIMENTAL BLOKE is a 1961 Australian musical based on SONGS OF A SENTIMENTAL BLOKE by C.J. Dennis. It is one of the most successful Australian musicals of the 20th century. 
Set in Melbourne, the story of Bill the Bloke, Doreen, Ginger Mick and Rose, opened in Canberra in 1961 before a subsequent J.C. Williamson Australasian tour. 


Five Australian Christmas Carols. Sets 1,2 & 3:
 
Five Australian Christmas Carols Set 1
Words by John Wheeler, Music by William G. James
  •   The Three Drovers
  •   Silver Stars Are in the Sky
  •   Christmas Day (AKA The North Wind)
  •   Carol of the Birds
  •   Christmas Bush for His Adorning
Instrumentation:
Full Score, 8 Violins 1, 7 Violins 2, 6 Violas, 5 Cello, 4 Bass, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, 1 Tuba, 1 Harp, 1 Timpani, 1 Chimes, 1 Glock, 1 Percussion

Five Australian Christmas Carols Set 2
Words by John Wheeler, Music by William G. James
  • The Day That Christ Was Born, 
  • Christmas Night, 
  • The Little Town Where Christ Was Born, 
  • Sing Gloria, 
  • Noel-Time.
Instrumentation:
Full Score, 8 Violins 1, 7 Violins 2, 6 Violas, 5 Cello, 4 Bass, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, 1 Tuba, 1 Timpani, 1 Harp, 1 Percussion

Five Australian Christmas Carols Set 3
Words by John Wheeler, Music by William G. James
  • The Christmas Tree, 
  • Our Lady of December, 
  • Golden Day, 
  • The Oxen and Country Carol, 
  • Merry Christmas.
Instrumentation:
Full Score, 8 Violins 1, 7 Violins 2, 6 Violas, 5 Cello, 4 Bass, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, 1 Tuba, 1 Timpani, 3 Percussions

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