1972, 12 Minutes
Richard Meale was one of Australia’s greatest composers of operatic and concert music and also a leader in contemporary music.
This film weaves a study of the composer around one of his most famous works, for instrument ensemble, - Incredible Floridas - an homage to the one of the most revolutionary French poets of the 19th century, Arthur Rimbaud.
Produced by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
Writer/Director: Peter Weir
Running Time: 12 Minutes
Classification: Exempt from classification
Curriculum Links: Composition and Musicology; Creative Writing; English; Music; Music, Culture and Society; Performing Arts; Poetry and Poetics; Psychology.