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Kakadu : for orchestra

by Peter Sculthorpe (1988)

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Performance by Craig Woodland, MLC School Orchestra from the CD MLC School

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Kakadu : for orchestra / Peter Sculthorpe.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/SCU 5 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1988

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.

Duration: 15 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Patricia Papper

Commission note: Generously commissioned by Emmanuel Papper as a present for his wife Patricia, upon her birthday.

First performance: by Jorge Mester, Aspen Festival Orchestra — 24 Jul 88. Aspen, Colorado.

Version with didjeridu was prepared in collaboration with William Barton for the recording by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in 2003.

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1 Oct 2016: at Asher Fisch & WASO: Tour de Force - Sculthorpe (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch.

22 Aug 2015: at Greenway Series at Sydney Con (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Eduardo DiazmuƱoz, Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.

21 Aug 2015: at Greenway Series at Sydney Con (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Eduardo DiazmuƱoz, Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.

25 Oct 2014: at Concert to celebrate Peter Sculthorpe (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.

3 Jun 2012: at AdYO Maestro Series 2: From Russia with Love (Elder Hall). Featuring Luke Dollman, Adelaide Youth Orchestra.

3 Mar 2012: at TSO Gala (Federation Concert Hall, Hobart). Featuring Marko Letonja, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

21 May 2009: at SSO: Kakadu & Belshazzar's Feast (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Sydney Symphony, Vladimir Ashkenazy.

20 May 2009: at SSO: Kakadu & Belshazzar's Feast (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Sydney Symphony, Vladimir Ashkenazy.

1 Mar 2009: at Yanagang Classics in the Caf (Burrinja Cafe).

24 Jul 88: Aspen, Colorado.. Featuring Aspen Festival Orchestra, Jorge Mester.

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