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Are You Bored Enough to Practice?

By Joanne Burrows

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20 solo piano pieces for Intermediate to Advanced Grades - Grades 4-6.

Each piece offers a number of technical challenges to assist students with classical and modern repertoire.
Each work may be used in a number of different ways to suit student development. For example:
Studies to work on and develop the student skills and musicianship
Quick Learn Pieces- learn and memorise one each week
Sight Reading Exercises
Performance Pieces

Grade 4: Dissonance Delight; Showing Off; Bored Enough Blues.
Grade 5: Funk Hole; Attitude Adjustment; Wasting Time Waltz; Funky Rumba Blues
Grade 6: Pentatonic Procrastination; Tarantella Tantrum; White Heather
Composed 2015

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ISMN 9790720151700
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Australian Choral Anthology Volume 1 - SATB

By choral

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16 works for SATB with distinctly Australian content, composed by various Australian composers.


A ‘call for scores’ requested that the word content must be of ‘distinctly Australian flavour’. More than 40 works were submitted, obviously more than one volume!  Hence, three volumes have emerged with one each for SATB choirs (mostly with piano accompaniment); a SA choir; and choir with instruments other than piano (with separate instrument parts).  As a result, their words have captured our Australian fabric; gum trees, many types of birds - kookaburras, magpies, currawong, even the Noisy Miner, and more - brumbies, bushfires, climate, seasons, and of course, arrangements of traditional folk songs.

Overall, we have tried to make this project as accessible as possible to ensure that this Australian music is heard and appreciated by many and enjoyed by the singers. 

Multiple choir copies of any of the works can be purchased individually under license at very reasonable rates. Please contact keats@wirripang.com.au

Enjoy these new Australian pieces!

  • Andy’s Gone with Cattle – John Martin
  • Brumbies – Carolyn Morris
  • Country Towns - Vivien Arnold
  • Ghost Gum – Tania Owens
  • Australian Bird Song – Joanne Burrows
  • Noisy Miners – Diana Blom
  • The Old Grey Gum – Robert Burrell
  • Bushfire Smoke Haze 0300 Day 30 – Brennan Keats
  • Country Towns #2 – Vivien Arnold
  • Early Summer – Brett McKern
  • Imprints in Fire Ash - Brennan Keats
  • Monsoon Time – Louise Denson
  • Moreton Bay – John D’Arcy
  • So Autumn Comes – Jocelyn E Kotchie
  • The Wild Colonial Boy – John Martin
  • Uluru – Thomas McConochie

     Sample page of each work

        ISMN 9790720231273

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        Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology

        By Katie Zhukov

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        Grades 4 - Dip. 
        15 piano works by Wirripang-published, Australian Women Composers 2014.  
        Especially written and selected for this album as edited by Katie Zhukov and it includes a CD of each work recorded by Katie Zhukov.  
        The aim of this new Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology is to provide a platform for both established as well as the emerging female composers. The new repertoire is written in a variety of styles (Classical, Romantic, 20h century and contemporary), and is suitable for intermediate-to-advanced students. 

        Most works now on the ANZCA Syllabus

        1.    The Adventurous Platypus (Jenny Lee-Robins)  Grade 4, c.1'15
        2.    Farewell (Jennifer Trynes) Grade 4, c.2'15
        3.    Reflections in the Still Water (Barbara Durham) Grade 5, c.3'05
        4.    Aslant a Brook (May Howlett) Grade 5, c.3'15
        5.    Section 32 (Yvonne Barton-Leach) Grade 5, c.3'30
        6.    Red Sky at Dawn (Joanne Burrows) Grade 6, c.3'50
        7.    Raindrops (Carolyn Morris) Grade 6, c.3'25
        8.    Triptych 3rd Movement (Christina Green) Grade 7, c1'20
        9.    Soliloquy (Jocelyn E Kotchie) Grade 7, c.6'00
        10.  Remnant (Nicole Murphy) Grade 8, c.3'25
        11.  The Seduction of Andalucia (Amanda Handel) Cert.Perf., 4'10
        12.  Retro Rag (Ann Carr-Boyd) Dip., c.5'45
        13.  The Night Ship (Diana Blom) Dip., c.4'55
        14.  Anywhere (Jane Hammond) Dip., c.5'10
        15.  Music from a Quiet Place (Betty Beath) Dip, c.5'30

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        Many of these works are now available separately, see titles in catalogue.

        ISMN 979072051601

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        Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology Volume II

        By Katie Zhukov

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        Grades Intermediate (5th) to Advanced (Dip.)

        16 piano works by Wirripang-published, Australian Women Composers 2018.  

        Especially written and selected for this album as edited by Katie Zhukov and it includes a CD of each work recorded by Katie Zhukov.  

        This second volume of new piano repertoire by Australian women composers is a companion to the Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology (2015) published earlier by Wirripang.

        Commissioning new work from established and emerging composers provides an opportunity for women’s voices to be heard in the Australian classical music arena that tends to be dominated by live and recorded performances of music by male composers. Introducing new generations of piano students to music by women composers helps drive the grassroots campaign for gender equality in Australian classical music.
        The pieces vary in style from Romantic to contemporary, neo-classical, and jazz-influenced idioms.
        Each work is accompanied by the composer’s biography, composer comments and pedagogical advice. The grading will assist teachers is choosing repertoire of appropriate difficulty for study and as extra lists for examinations.

        • For Claire (Vivien Arnold), Grade 5, c.1'37
        • Prelude III (Jennifer Trynes), Grade 5, c.1'27
        • Nuages (Karlin G Love), Grade 5, c.2'59
        • Locrian Solitude (Jane Hammond), Grade 6, c.2'37
        • Honeyeater Waltz (Learne Faint), Grade 6, c.1'38
        • Time Travel (Jane Andino), Grade 6, c.1'56
        • Thinking of You (Betty Beath), Grade 6, c.2'30
        • Velvet Drop (Nicole Murphy), Grdae 7, c.2'08
        • The Stones Start Spinning (Amanda Handel), Grade 7, c.2'04
        • Star Dance (Keyna Wilkins), Grade 7, c.3'35
        • Illuminatio (Louise Denson), Grade 8, c.3'02
        • Crimson Rosella (Ann Carr-Boyd), Grade 8, c.3'08
        • Hot Wind, Red Dust and Rolling Weeds (Joanne Burrows), Grade 8, c.2'40
        • The Lost Waltz (May Howlett), Grade Dip., c.4'07
        • Sonata Neoclassica (Diana Blom), Grade Dip., c.4'44
        • Midnight at Mishka's (Jocelyn E Kotchie), Grade Dip., c.4'43

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            ISMN 9790720214191

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            Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology Volume III

            By Katie Zhukov

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            Grades Intermediate (5th) to Advanced (Dip.)

            15 piano works by Wirripang-published, Australian Women Composers 2020.  

            Again, especially written and selected for this volume as edited by Katie Zhukov and it includes a CD of each work recorded by Katie Zhukov.  

            This third volume of new piano repertoire by Australian women composers is a companion to the Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology (2015)  and Volume II (2017) published earlier by Wirripang.

            Commissioning new work from established and emerging composers provides an opportunity for women’s voices to be heard in the Australian classical music arena that tends to be dominated by live and recorded performances of music by male composers. Introducing new generations of piano students to music by women composers helps drive the grassroots campaign for gender equality in Australian classical music.
            The pieces vary in style from Romantic to contemporary, neo-classical, and jazz-influenced idioms.
            Each work is accompanied by the composer’s biography, composer comments and pedagogical advice. The grading will assist teachers is choosing repertoire of appropriate difficulty for study and as extra lists for examinations.

            Sheet music samples and links to the complete works on YouTube

            Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology - sheet music

                    ISMN 9790720231624

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                    Awesome Aural

                    By Joanne Burrows

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                    HELPFUL HINTS and handwritten format to improve HSC AURAL answers. 


                    Sample questions and answers for HSC Music I

                    Aural excerpts- for discussion and exam practice

                    • Study suggestions
                    • Practice questions
                    • Sample answers

                    - Do You have a problem?
                    - Creative Ways to Study Aural
                    - Exam strategies: writing the answer in the exam
                    - Suggestions for setting out your HSC Music Aural
                       answers
                    - Always-Often-Never
                    - Suggested Outlines

                    The book available as instant download  is priced accordingly to assist students with their HSC aural music exam.
                    Compiled 2017

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                    ISBN 9781876829490

                    Awesome Aural Book 2

                    By Joanne Burrows

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                    HELPFUL HINTS and handwritten format to improve HSC AURAL answers. 


                     A selection of practice questions and sample answers focusing on the concepts of music.

                    •  Study suggestions
                    •  Different ways to set out the aural answers
                    •  Examples of different ways to listen, write and set out the answers
                    •    Sample answers

                    The book available as instant download  is priced accordingly to assist students with their HSC aural music exam.
                    Compiled 2018

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                    ISBN 978187682551

                    Basic Beats Book 1

                    By Joanne Burrows

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                    43 rhythm skills for beginning musicians.
                    Composed 2016

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                    ISMN 9790720167022
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                    Clap and Count

                    By Joanne Burrows

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                    39 pieces to improve rhythm skills for beginning musicians. The first in a four part series of similar books - Rhythm Rocks,  Death by Rhythm and Extreme Rhythm.

                    Regular clapping, tapping and counting will assist the internalisation of pulse, beat and subdivisions, making rhythm more instinctive and note reading easier.  
                    Composed 2014

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                    ISMN 9790720140780
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                    Death by Rhythm

                    By Joanne Burrows

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                    A collection of 40 rhythmic drills for advanced students to clap, tap, read and count.  Designed and sequenced to develop and improve recognition and reading rhythmic patterns.

                    The third in a four part series of similar books - Clap and Count,  Rhythm Rocks and Extreme Rhythm.  Composed 2012

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                    ISMN 97907201330003
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                    Double Trouble Book 1

                    By Joanne Burrows, Ann Carr-boyd, Jocelyn E Kotchie

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                    18 diverse piano duets - Beginner to Grade 3.

                    A delightful collaboration between three amazingly talented composers - Ann Carr-Boyd, Jocelyn E Kotchie and Joanne Burrows.   Duets provide the essential experience of playing with someone else - learning to keep time, learning to keep pace with someone else, and exploring the outer reaches of the keyboard. The sooner this is introduced the better, and for this reason the easier duets in the book can be commenced early in the student’s tuition. Composed 2015

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                    ISMN 9790720151687

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                    Double Trouble Book 2

                    By Joanne Burrows, Ann Carr-boyd, Jocelyn E Kotchie

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                    16 diverse piano duets -  Grade 3- 6.

                    A delightful collaboration between three amazingly talented composers - Ann Carr-Boyd, Jocelyn E Kotchie and Joanne Burrows.   The piano duets in Book 2 offer many and varied musical styles and technical adventures in the higher grades and provide the piano teacher with an opportunity to continue to develop the skills which are introduced in Book 1. 
                    Composed 2015

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                    ISMN 9790720151687

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