String quartet / Gillian Whitehead. Gum tears of an Arabian tree / Martin Wesley-Smith. Two pieces for pianoforte / Grahame Dudley. Sextet for wind and strings / Ross Edwards. Lyrics for Salvatore Quasimodo / Graham Hair. Fleeting horses / David Gulpilil.
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|Two pieces for pianoforte||Grahame Dudley|
|/workversion//3401 (1966) — sextets: flute, clarinet, horn, harp, viola, cello|
|Lyrics for Salvatore Quasimodo||Graham Hair|
|Gum tears of an Arabian tree||Martin Wesley-Smith|
|String quartet||Gillian Whitehead|
Duration: 44 min.
Contents note: String quartet / Gillian Whitehead -- Gum tears of an Arabian tree / Martin Wesley-Smith -- Two pieces for pianoforte / Grahame Dudley -- Sextet for wind and strings / Ross Edwards -- Lyrics for Salvatore Quasimodo / Graham Hair -- Fleeting horses / David Gulpilil.
Works by Whitehead, Wesley-Smith, Dudley, Edwards and Hair recorded at a concert at the Elder Hall, University of Adelaide, 9 August 1966. These composers were then students of Peter Maxwell Davies, during his time as a tutor at the University of Adelaide.
Digitised copy of archival tapes nos. 18 and 239. Digitised with the assistance of a Community Heritage Grant from the National Library of Australia and the Dept of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts.
David Gulpilil's didjeridu playing recorded at the Australia Music Centre, at the opening of sculpture exhibition/performance which also included works by 2 American and 5 Australian composers organised by Peggy Glanville-Hicks in the late 1970s.
Performers: David Gulpilil (didjeridu).
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