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Sonicanimation song lyric

Made in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1999.

This page of hand-written lyrics has significance as an example of the quirky songwriting technique of Adrian Cartwright and Rupert Keiller, whose songs were published by Festival Music. The Melbourne duo formed the core of Sonicanimation, an electronic dancefloor band that headlined a variety of large scale dance events. The video for Sonicanimation’s second single ‘Theophilus Thistler .. An Exercise In Vowels’ featured two big furry creatures called Theo and Robbie. Theo (Theophilus Thistler) ...

Summary

Object No.

2007/50/77

Physical Description

Document, hand-written song lyrics, 'Theophilus Thistler ... An Exercise In Vowels' by sonicanimation, paper, written by Adrian Cartwright / Rupert Keiller, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1999

Single lined page from an A4 pad, with lyrics to 'Theophilus Thistler ... An Exercise In Vowels', from the 1999 album 'Orchid for the Afterworld'. Lyrics are written in blue pen, unsigned. Heading reads 'Theo ... an exercise in vowels'. Includes notation such as 'String break', 'Finger naps' and 'Repeat'. The song was written by the Melbourne duo Adrian Cartwright and Rupert Keiller of electronic dance band sonicanimation.

Dimensions

Height

395 mm

Width

209 mm

Production

Notes

Hand-written by Adrian Cartwright or Rupert Keiller of electronic dance band sonicanimation.

Made

1999

History

Notes

Festival Music, the publishing company associated with Festival Records, obtained this page of hand-written song lyrics from Adrian Cartwright and Rupert Keiller of the band Sonicanimation. It was lent to the Museum for display in the exhibition 'Spinning Around: 50 Years of Festival Records', from 2001 to 2003.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Festival Mushroom Records, 2007

Acquisition Date

19 April 2007

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sonicanimation song lyric 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 November 2018, <https://ma.as/365206>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/365206 |title=Sonicanimation song lyric |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=17 November 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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