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From Saibai

Sheet Music: Score & Part(s)

From Saibai : for violin and piano / Peter Sculthorpe

by Peter Sculthorpe (1992)

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  • Library Availability: 787.2/SCU 3 — Available for loan
  • Instrumentation: Violin, piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Clemens Leske, Marina Marsden from the CD Spirit dances

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From Saibai is a shortened version, arranged for cello and piano, of my clarinet and piano work Songs of Sea and Sky. This work was inspired by a traditional melody from Saibai, an island just south of Papua New Guinea, in Torres Strait. The melody was collected on Saibai by Jeremy Beckett in 1961.
Although some traditional Torres Strait music still survives in its original form, most of that heard today is strongly influenced by the religious music introduced by missionaries in the nineteenth century. Nevertheless, its themes are still predominantly of sea voyages, flights of birds and changes in sea and sky.
From Saibai is in one continuous movement consisting of four parts: an introductory cello solo; a reworking of the traditional melody, with additional material; a rhythmic section suggesting a Torres Strait island dance-song and based upon the opening solo; and a more impassioned statement of Saibai, followed by a short coda.

Published by: Faber Music [0571552838] — 1 score 14p. -- A4 (portrait)) and 1 part (9p. -- A4 (portrait))

Duration: 11 mins

First performance by Benjamin Breen, Elisaveta Blumina — 3 Apr 93. Dame Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre,Penrith NSW

Inspired by a traditional melody from Saibai island.

Typeset edition.

Related products

This work is also available in the following products:

Spirit dances
CD: Spirit dances / Marina Marsden, violin, and Clemens Leske, piano.

From Saibai
MP3: From Saibai / Peter Sculthorpe ; performed by Clemens Leske, Marina Marsden

This work also exists as the following versions:
- Cello with piano

 

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