A contemporary insight into the humanitarian and matriarch Kathy Mills, and her extended family, inviting us into a world of entertainment and song.
A Torres Strait Islander boy makes the transition from boy to man with a traditional ceremony: the first shave. Sea Man Dan talks about the experiences that have influenced his music style.
The legendary Warumpi Band have told the stories of indigenous Australia in their lyrics for over 20 years.
For two decades, until their retirement in 1995, the Mills Sisters helped bring the music of the Torres Strait to the world stage.
We travel to the Torres Strait Islands to meet Australia's oldest ARIA award winner - the irrepressible Seaman Dan.
A major two part commemoration and celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1966 Wave Hill Walk Off featuring prominent Aboriginal bands who performed during the three day event.
Music Moves is a series of music programs for upper primary and lower secondary school students which aims to develop musical thinking and decision making with a focus on exploring, experimenting a
A delightful journey through the world of opera, this film is constructed around Joan Carden's preparation and performances as Cio-Cio-San in Madam Butterfly.
To celebrate a momentous 25 years of the Schools Spectacular, the ABC has bought back together some of the stars of the Spectacular in a wonderful four-hour marathon.
Presented by Rolf Harris, this is a documentary special that celebrates the amazing success stories that have emerged from the Schools Spectacular.
A traditional Christmas concert with choir, orchestra and performers, Jenny Woodward hosts The Spirit Of Christmas from the Conert Hall of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre featuring the Queens
Country music star Anne Kirkpatrick is part of a family legend. Her parents, Slim Dusty and Joy McKean, took Anne on the country show circuit from when she was a toddler.
Moulded by the Depression - befriended by artists like Arthur Boyd and Syd Nolan - he started jamming more than 70 years ago.
Recognised as one of Australia's most talented musical exports, Tommy's career began on the road at the tender age of six.
Peter Sculthorpe, the acclaimed Sydney based composer, began composing at the family piano at the age of eight.
From Bathurst Island, 80km north of Darwin, a Eucharist service in the Roman Catholic tradition integrating Aboriginal traditional elements and conventional Catholic liturgical forms.
What's life really like for women in the Islamic world? To what extent is our opinion of them based on Western prejudice? We profile five remarkable women who challenge conventional stereotypes.
This is a personal perspective on the life and music of jazz multi-instrumentalist James Morrison.
Imagine the glottal stops and strange consonant combinations of the Tatar language set to exotic tones and rhythms of African instruments.
Described as a master technician, Ike Isaacs was the dominant guitarist in English jazz until the mid-1970s.