music, medics and marimbas

music, medics and marimbas

If you fall ill on the weekend of May 29th, you could be hard pressed to find a doctor. That weekend, 6o doctors from around New South Wales gather in Sydney under the banner of The NSW Doctors’ Orchestra, to present their annual concert. The lead up has the planning of a military exercise with…


The marimba….rosewood meets aluminium

The NSW Doctors’ Orchestra (see Music, Medics and Marimbas) is soon performing in Sydney with Sandy Sin on the marimbas. SoundsLikeSydney took the opportunity to refresh its memory on this unusual percussion instrument…. The marimba is fundamentally a xylophone, taken to South American continent by African slaves where it acquired its name and became especially…