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This article was originally published as:

King, A. (2008). Australians at the Kodály Institute. Bulletin of the International Kodály Society, 33(1), 48-51.

ISSN: 0133-8749


190409 Musicology and Ethnomusicology


Whilst a conducting and musicianship student at the Kodály Institute in Hungary (2002-04), a chance discovery of the Institute’s archive listing of all Australians who are past students of the Kodály Institute prompted the author’s curiosity about the reasons why so many other Australians have been inspired to make a similar journey to Hungary.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the motivating reasons for Australians to pursue studies at the Kodály Institute, Hungary, reflect on the nature of these unique experiences whilst in Hungary and reflect on the effect these unique experiences may have had on them personally and professionally upon returning to Australia.


Used by permission: International Kodaly Society

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At the time of writing Aleta King was affiliated with the University of Queensland.

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