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From Nourlangie

Sheet Music: Score

From Nourlangie : for soprano, viola, 'cello and piano / Peter Sculthorpe.

by Peter Sculthorpe (1994)

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  • Instrumentation: Soprano voice, viola, cello, piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Margaret Schindler, Patricia Pollett, Andrew Shetliffe, Carson Dron from the CD Crimson songs

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In 1989, I made my first visit to Kakadu National Park, in the north of Australia. Looking out across the great floodplains there, I could see abandoned sites of early white settlement, the Arafura Sea, Torres Strait and, in my imagination, the islands of Indonesia. The musics of these places, and of Kakadu itself, fused in my mind. I have since written a number of works in which this fusion has been incorporated into my musical language. From Nourlangie, is one of these works. It takes its name from an enormous rock monolity in the park. A short work, it consists of three statements of a melody based upon a Three Strait dance-song. Peter Sculthorpe

Published by: Faber Music [0571553788] — 1 score (10p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 4 mins, 43 sec.

First performance 1 Sep 94. Australia House, London: Mary Wiegold/TheComposer's Ensemble

Includes programme notes.

From Nourlangie takes its name from an enormous rock monolith in Kakadu National Park.

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Crimson songs
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CD: Sculthorpe / Brodsky Quartet.

Chamber works
CD: Chamber works / Peter Sculthorpe.

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- String Quartets

 

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