Welcome to the Australian Art Music playlist! A monthly playlist of classical, jazz, experimental and electronic music focused on contemporary Australian composers, musicians and sound artists.

Australian Art Music Playlist

The Australian String Quartet, Henry Liang, Galareh Pour and James Henry.

In what is becoming a tradition for this playlist, December is a chance to reflect upon the past year of releases – both music previously featured and those that have yet to make an appearance. There’s been incredible number of releases in mid-November and early December, so expect some new releases as well. While I can’t talk about everything on the playlist, here are a few things to listen out for.

Beginning with a few brand-new releases, Double Down written and performed by Henry Liang, explores his childhood memories of living in China and raising silkworms. An ABC commission, the full suite, Mori, explores the vast sonic possibilities of the flute and shō, absolutely worth a listen in its entirety. Aaron Wyatt’s Cirrus performed by...