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Djilile : for string quartet

by Peter Sculthorpe (1986, this version: 1999)

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Performance by Lisa Moore from the CD Stroke

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Work Details

Year: 1986, this version: 1999

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 6 min.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Brodsky Quartet

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'.

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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

20 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

16 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

15 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

14 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

12 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

9 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

8 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

7 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Hamer Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

6 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Hamer Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

5 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

3 Aug 2017: at ACO: Mountain (Newcastle City Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

12 Jun 2017: at Mountain, an ACO collaboration (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

7 Jul 2016: at Sydney International Piano Competition: preliminaries (Verbrugghen Hall).

11 Dec 2015: at ACO: Vasse Felix Festival (Vasse Felix). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

30 Oct 2015: at ACO Uluru Festival (Ayers Rock Resort). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.

11 Oct 2015: at Remembering Sculthorpe (Reardon Theatre). Featuring Tamara Anna Cislowska, Rachel Johnston.

7 Aug 2015: at AFCM: Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 5 (Townsville Civic Theatre). Featuring Tamara Anna Cislowska.

24 May 2015: at Askill Percussion Duo (Chatswood High School Hall). Featuring Robert Oetomo, Anna Zeltzer.

23 May 2015: at Sydney Marimba Weekend (Chatswood High School).

30 Nov 2014: at Ashley Hribar and special guest Rachel Johnston (Wayville House Concerts). Featuring Ashley Hribar.

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 Kelly Lovelady, Ruthless Jabiru.

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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