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Port Essington : for strings

by Peter Sculthorpe (1977)

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Performance by Australian Chamber Orchestra from the CD Music Now!

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Port Essington : for strings / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 784.7/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1977

Instrumentation: String orchestra.

Duration: 15 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Contents note: In 6 movements.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Joan Tribe, Ken Tribe

Commission note: Commissioned by Musica Viva Australia for performance by Australian Chamber Orchestra.

First performance: by Australian Chamber Orchestra — 1977. Australian Chamber Orchestra's 1977 Musica Viva Concert Series.

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Performances of this work

7 Oct 2017: at TSO: Ashkar + Beethoven, Sculthorpe (Albert Hall Convention Centre (Launceston)). Featuring Douglas Boyd, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

6 Oct 2017: at TSO: Ashkar + Beethoven, Sculthorpe (Federation Concert Hall, Hobart). Featuring Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Douglas Boyd.

7 Aug 14: Darlington International Summer School, UK

13 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Government House Ballroom, Perth). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

11 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Mandurah Performing Arts Centre). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

9 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

8 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Margaret River Cultural Centre). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

5 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Albany Entertainment Centre). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

4 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Katanning Town Hall). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

3 Apr 2014: at ACO2 Tour WA (Narrogin Town Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

23 Mar 14: St Peter's Church, Westleton, Suffolk UK. Featuring Kenneth Sillito, Tallis Chamber Orchestra.

17 Oct 13: Great Hall, Blackheath Halls, London. Featuring Andrew Sherwood, Trinity Laban String Orchestra.

28 Oct 2012: at The Bourbaki Ensemble: concertante music for strings (Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church). Featuring Bourbaki Ensemble, David Angell.

14 Apr 12: featuring Camerata of St John's.

27 Jul 2011: at Snapshots (Biloela Civic Centre). Featuring Camerata of St John's.

26 Jul 2011: at Snapshots (Pilbeam Theatre). Featuring Camerata of St John's.

14 Jul 11.

13 Jul 11.

14 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC)). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

12 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

12 Jul 11.

11 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

11 Jul 11.

10 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

10 Jul 11.

9 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

9 Jul 11.

9 Jul 11.

5 Jul 11: Adelaide Town Hall, SA

5 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

4 Jul 11.

3 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Melbourne Town Hall). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

3 Jul 11.

26 Apr 2011: at Camerata of St John's (St John's Cathedral, Brisbane). Featuring Camerata of St John's.

22 Oct 2009: at Canberra Symphony Orchestra (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Nicholas Milton, Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

21 Oct 2009: at Canberra Symphony Orchestra (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Milton.

1977: Australian Chamber Orchestra's 1977 Musica Viva Concert Series.. Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

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