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Djilile : for guitar

by Peter Sculthorpe (1986, this version: 2003)

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Performance by Aleksandr Tsiboulski from the CD Australian guitar music

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Djilile : for guitar / Peter Sculthorpe ; arranged by Stephen Wingfield

Library shelf no. 787.87/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1986, this version: 2003

Instrumentation: Guitar.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Medium

First performance: by John Williams — 5 Oct 03. Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Djilile is partly based on an adaptation of an Aboriginal melody collected in Arnhem Land in the late fifties by A.P. Elkin and Trevor Jones. The title means 'whistling-duck on a billabong'.

Arranged for guitar by Stephen Wingfield.

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Program note: Peter Sculthorpe's "Djilile"
by Peter Sculthorpe
Source: the score of this work

Program note: Peter Sculthorpe's "Djilile"
by Peter Sculthorpe
Source: the score of this work

Program note: Peter Sculthorpe's "Djilile"
by Peter Sculthorpe
Source: the score of this work


Program note: Peter Sculthorpe's "Djilile"
by Peter Sculthorpe
Source: the score of this work

Resonate article: Synergy and Grainger Quartet by Australian Music Centre

Kit: Sculthorpe : an icon of Australian music / music resource kit by Graeme Skinner

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Performances of this work

18 Nov 2011: at Lunchtime Recital - Eric Christopher Perry and Bronwyn Blaiklock (Oddie Room, Art Gallery of Ballarat). Featuring Bronwyn Blaiklock.

16 Sep 2011: at Brighton to Bondi (Sydney Town Hall). Featuring Elizabeth Scott, Brett Weymark, Sydney Philharmonia.

9 Jul 2011: at Ruthless Jabiru at the City of London Festival (Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's). Featuring Ruthless Jabiru, Kelly Lovelady.

9 Apr 2011: at Overlander (Castlemaine Uniting Church). Featuring Overlander.

31 Jul 2010: at Sunset Series (Townsville Civic Theatre). Featuring Synergy Percussion.

22 May 2010: at Sculthorpe & Spain (Fitter's Workshop). Featuring Tamara Anna Cislowska.

5 Oct 03: Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Featuring John Williams.

2 May 95: Purcell Room, London.. Featuring Fretwork (Musical group).

7 Mar 90: Adelaide Festival of the Arts.. Featuring Synergy Percussion.

12 May 89: Basil Jones Theatre, Brisbane. Featuring Stephen Savage.

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