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Michael Hannan

Michael Hannan

Michael Hannan is a composer, performer and music researcher. He is Professor of Contemporary Music at Southern Cross University where he established the first Australian degree program in contemporary popular music. His research interests include film scoring and sound design and the work practices and training of musicians (including screen composers).

Australian Feature Film Music in the Sound Era

Feature Film Music The field of Australian feature films can be roughly divided into three periods: the silent era (1910-1929); the early sound film period (1930-1969) and the renaissance period (1970-the present). The silent era music was either improvised live

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