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Irkanda IV

by Peter Sculthorpe (1961)

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Performance by Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orchestra

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The string quartets. Vol. 1 / Peter Sculthorpe.

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Irkanda IV : for solo violin, strings and percussion / Peter Sculthorpe

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Australian Chamber Orchestra : celebrating 20 years together / Richard Tognetti

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Chamber music from Australia / Peter Sculthorpe.

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Peter Sculthorpe / Australian Chamber Orchestra ; Richard Tognetti.

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Music for strings / Sculthorpe.

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2003 education program : Australian composition resource kit / Sydney Symphony.

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Earth cry ; Irkanda IV ; Small town ; Kakadu ; Mangrove / Peter Sculthorpe.

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Score

Irkanda IV / Peter Sculthorpe

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Work Details

Year: 1961

Duration: 11-12 min.

Written upon the death of the composer's father.

Irkanda is an Australian native word meaning 'a remote and lonely place'.

Performances of this work

21 Aug 2015: at Ulster Orchestra & BBC Radio 3 (Ulster Hall (Belfast, UK)). Featuring Nicholas Braithwaite, Ulster Orchestra, Tamás Kocsis .

18 Apr 2015: at My Twentieth Century (Sir John Clancy Auditorium). Featuring Australia Ensemble.

6 Apr 14: Biskopshavn Church, Bergen, Norway. Featuring Bergen Unge kammer Orkester.

27 Mar 13: Verbrugghen Hall, NSW. Featuring Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra.

27 Mar 13: Verbrugghen Hall, NSW. Featuring Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra.

27 Mar 13: Verbrugghen Hall, NSW. Featuring Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra.

27 Mar 2013: at Conductors' Series (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra.

15 Dec 11: Finland. Featuring Vytautas Lukocius, St Michel Strings.

7 May 2009: at Sun in Me - a portrait concert for Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday (National Portrait Gallery).

5 May 2009: at Tinalley String Quartet (Tuggeranong Arts Centre). Featuring Tinalley String Quartet.

5 Oct 61: Nicholas Hall, Melbourne. Featuring George Logie-Smith, Astra Chamber Orchestra, Wilfred Lehmann.

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