Music map of Queensland

This map showcases State Library’s interesting collection of music scores written about particular places. Come on a musical journey through Queensland by exploring the map and discover the musical stories relating to compositions set in diverse landscapes from the wet tropics to the inland deserts. From Billy Maloney to Richard Mills, experience for yourself how different composers express the unique character of different places.


May I listen to the music?
If we have an digital copy of the recording, the score and the recording will both be shown in the bubble. Directions will enable you to play the recording.

I know there’s a piece of music written about my home town which I couldn’t find on the map. Why?
The State Library does not hold every piece of music written about Queensland places. We would like you to tell us about music which we do not hold. This map is a work-in-progress and we welcome your input and feedback via the Ask us service.

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