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.
Performers: David Gulpilil (didjeridu).
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.
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.
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.
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