AMEB Online Orchestra 2018

Waltzing Matilda

Music adapted by Christina MacPherson (1864–1936) from Thou bonnie wood o’ Craigielea by James Barr (1779–1860). Words by Andrew Barton ‘Banjo’ Paterson (1864–1941). Arranged for AMEB Online Orchestra by Steven Hodgson and David Howell. Harp parts arranged by Bethany Carter.

About the project

The first AMEB Online Orchestra project saw 1900 people come together to perform the Australian traditional song, Waltzing Matilda.  We had a saxophonist from rural NSW, a flute choir from Victoria and a plethora of choirs and pianists.  We even had an entry from a full symphony orchestra and chorus.

The final audio track and video were masterfully designed and edited by Jarrad Gilson from Oaklands Production.

Project Credits

Waltzing Matilda

Music adapted by Christina MacPherson (1864–1936) from Thou bonnie wood o’ Craigielea by James Barr (1779–1860)
Words by Andrew Barton ‘Banjo’ Paterson (1864–1941)
Arranged for AMEB Online Orchestra by Steven Hodgson and David Howell

Audio and Visual Engineer

Jarrad Gilson, Oaklands Productions

AMEB Online Orchestra 2018 Conductor

Benjamin Northey

Logo and graphic design

Liquorice

Indigenous Translation

Yugambeh translation: Yugambeh Museum Language and Heritage Research Centre
Yugambeh translation performed by: Yugambeh Youth Choir

Project Ambassadors

Ambre Hammond and Benjamin Northey

Project Sponsors

Kawai, Oaklands Productions, D’Addario, Fine Music, Hal Leonard.

Performers

1900 performers from every state and territory of Australia. Please see the video credits for details!

The 2021 AMEB Online Orchestra is presented by:

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