Is music your forte? How about history? Australian culture? The National Library of Australia is giving you a way to appreciate all three. Forte presents ...
Is music your forte? How about history? Australian culture? The National Library of Australia is giving you a way to appreciate all three. Forte presents the Library’s collection of digitised sheet music, more than 13,000 individual items - your very own browsable, portable and practical music book. From anthems to anti-war protests, Dame Nellie Melba to cricket chants, the sheet music collection reflects Australia’s diverse musical heritage from the early 1800s to the 1950s. This new discovery tool gives you the ability to browse scores in their entirety by decade or composer, ogle the beautiful, intricate and often outrageous cover artworks, and learn more about each score through information from the National Library’s catalogue. You can create your own list of favourite scores and share your favourites with your friends through Facebook, Twitter and email. Forte is a time capsule for iconic Australian music, paying reverence to our cultural ancestry, and invites you to come along on a journey through history as you explore, learn and play music from this timeless collection. Features: • 13,000 pages of music • Browse scores by decade or composer • Beautiful cover artwork • Create your own list of favourites • Easy to play music straight from your iPad with simple swipe function • Share your favourites through Facebook, Twitter and email • Learn the history of each score through the Library Catalogue
Size: 13.69 MB
Price: $ 0.00
Developed by National Library of Australia
Day of release: 2013-02-26
Recommended age: 4+