A Man and an organ

Australia, 1981

Film
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A filmic insight into Ronald Sharp - the self-taught builder of the Grand Organ in the Sydney Opera House. No Australian building has caught the imagination of the world as much as the Sydney Opera House. Opened in 1973 by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, it was always intended that the main concert hall of this performing arts miracle building should have as its dominant, centre-stage focus a magnificent organ that would rival the splendour of the instrument in the Sydney Town Hall, the city’s biggest recital organ.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Peter Johnson

Duration

00:29:42:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015342

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sydney Opera House (N.S.W.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Music - Instruction and study

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - Construction

Music & Performing Arts → Organ music

Music & Performing Arts → Organ-builders

Music & Performing Arts → Sydney Opera House (N.S.W.)

Places → Sydney Opera House (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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