Sculthorpe, a celebration : the icon of Australian music
Featured Australian works
||Cello dreaming (1998) — cello with string orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, on Dec 02.
|Peter Sculthorpe||Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sue-Ellen Paulsen, Richard Mills||18 mins, 7 sec.|
|Earth cry (1986) for full orchestra||Peter Sculthorpe||William Barton, Queensland Orchestra, Michael Christie||11 mins, 7 sec.|
||Irkanda IV (1961) for solo violin, strings & percussion
Recorded/performed at: ABC Waverly Studios, Melbourne, on 11 Jul 66.
|Peter Sculthorpe||Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Dommett, John Hopkins||11 mins, 18 sec.|
|Kakadu (1988) for orchestra||Peter Sculthorpe||Queensland Orchestra, Michael Christie||16 mins, 14 sec.|
|Mangrove (1979) for full orchestra||Peter Sculthorpe||Queensland Orchestra, Michael Christie||15 mins, 5 sec.|
|Small town (1976) for chamber orchestra||Peter Sculthorpe||Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Peter Sculthorpe, David Porcelijn||6 mins, 7 sec.|
Peter Sculthorpe, SBS Youth Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony
Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Orchestra
The unmistakable 'voice' of Peter Sculthorpe - inspired by the history, music, folklore and most importantly, landscape of Australia.
The art of Peter Sculthorpe, a "living treasure" and one of Australia's best known composers is the cause for this celebration. He is one of the modern icons of Australian music, best-known for compositions such as Kakadu and Earth Cry.
Duration: 52 min.
Contents note: Includes CD and DVD.
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