Remote music: How it happens in Western Australia's Pilbara

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Abstract

Karratha is a town in Australia’s remote north-west, 1600 km north of a capital city, Perth. It was a long way from ‘musical civilization’ and a totally different teaching situation for a music teacher used to English classrooms. The first challenge was the dominance of sport at the school, but Peter Younghusband tells how he worked to make music a central part of the school and of the community. Now, wild horses would not drag him away.

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