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Earth cry : full orchestra

by Peter Sculthorpe (1986)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony, Stuart Challender from the CD Earth cry ; Irkanda IV ; Small town ; Kakadu ; Mangrove

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Earth cry / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 784.2/SCU 3 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1986

Instrumentation: 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, double bassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in B flat, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), strings, didjeridu (opt.).

Duration: 12 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by ABC.

Analysis

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

Article: Cry of the earth
by Vincent Plush — © News Limited
Source: Source: Courier-Mail, 9 April 2005, M05

Resonate article: Kalkadungu - William Barton wins 2012 ARIA for Best Classical Album by Australian Music Centre

Book: Meet the music : Australian composition resource kit, 1997.

Book: 1997 Meet the Music 5 : resource kit / Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Book: Meet the music [1992]. Teaching kit 5.

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Performances of this work

8 Aug 2015: at AFCM: Concert Crawl 2 (various venues in Townsville). Featuring William Barton, Goldner String Quartet.

17 Oct 2014: at Qld Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra (Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane). Featuring Queensland Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, Michael Morgan.

28 Sep 14: Fresno CA. Featuring Theodore Kuchar, Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra, William Barton.

21 Mar 14: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Featuring Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Steven Osborne, Fort Worth Symphony.

2 Mar 14: Grosses Haus des Theaters, Oldenburg, Germany. Featuring Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester, Ulrich Windfuhr.

19 Oct 13: Uluru. Featuring William Barton, Matthew Wood, Darwin Symphony Orchestra.

5 Aug 2013: at AYO with Christoph Eschenbach & Joshua Bell (Hamer Hall). Featuring Cristoph Eschenbach, Australian Youth Orchestra.

3 Aug 2013: at AYO with Christoph Eschenbach & Joshua Bell (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Cristoph Eschenbach, Australian Youth Orchestra.

22 Aug 2012: at Canberra Symphony (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Canberra Symphony Orchestra, William Barton, Nicholas Milton.

28 Jul 12: AFCM, The Cultural Centre, Townsville. Featuring Goldner String Quartet, William Barton.

28 Jul 12: The Cultural Centre, Townsville, QLD. Featuring Goldner String Quartet, William Barton.

4 Apr 12: St Joseph's Church, Beirut. Featuring Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, Harout Fazlian.

27 Nov 11: Lake Kawana Community Cenre. Featuring Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Bonetti.

27 Nov 2011: at Brisbane Symphony Orchestra (Lake Kawana Community Centre). Featuring Antoni Bonetti, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra.

20 Nov 11: Queensland Conservatorium. Featuring Antoni Bonetti, Brisbane Symphony Orchestra.

20 Nov 2011: at Brisbane Symphony Orchestra (Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University). Featuring Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Bonetti.

28 Aug 2011: at Australian World Orchestra - children's concert (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Australian World Orchestra.

28 Jul 2012: at William Barton and Friends (The Cultural Centre, Townsville). Featuring Goldner String Quartet, William Barton.

6 Jul 2011: at Goldner String Quartet (Goldsmiths' Hall). Featuring Goldner String Quartet.

9 Oct 2010: at Darwin Symphony Orchestra (Darwin Entertainment Centre). Featuring William Barton, Benjamin Northey, Darwin Symphony Orchestra.

28 Nov 2009: at The Queensland Orchestra (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Queensland Orchestra, Johannes Fritzsch.

27 Nov 2009: at The Queensland Orchestra (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Queensland Orchestra, Johannes Fritzsch.

17 Oct 2009: at Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, James Judd.

16 Oct 2009: at Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, James Judd.

1 May 09: featuring Goldner String Quartet.

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