Kalkadungu : for soloist (voice, electric guitar, didjeridu) and orchestra
by William Barton and Matthew Hindson (2007)
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Kalkadungu : for soloist (voice, electric guitar, didjeridu) and orchestra / William Barton [and] Matthew Hindson.
Library shelf no. Q 784.2/HIN 14 [Available for loan]
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Instrumentation: Piccolo, flute, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet in B flat (also doubling E flat), bass clarinet (also doubling B flat), bassoon, contrabasoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (1 player), solo voice/electric guitar/didjeridu, strings.
Duration: 24 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional
Contents note: I. Warrior spirit I -- II. Songman entrance -- III. Bleached bones -- IV. Warrior spirit II -- V. Spirit of Kalkadunga.
Dedication note: Written for Sydney Symphony
William Barton is a member of the Kalkadunga tribe...the song was written when William was in the Kalkadunga country and was inspired by his culture and the landscape.
Program note: Matthew Hindson's "Kalkadungu"
by Matthew Hindson
Source: the score of this work
Article: Breaths of fresh air
by Murray Black — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 4 April 2008 pg.14
Article: A breath of fresh air for the classical tradition
by Harriet Cunningham — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 2 April 2008 pg 14
Resonate article: Kalkadungu - William Barton wins 2012 ARIA for Best Classical Album by Australian Music Centre
Barton & Hindson - Kalkadungu
Recorded on Thursday 28 June at the Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall. Conducted by Sydney Symphony's Chief Conductor and Artistic Director designate, David Robertson. To view the full performance courtesy of BigPond and ABC Classic FM, visit: http://bigpondvideo.com/classical/463978
Performances of this work
25 Mar 12: Melbourne Town Hall
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