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Requiem : for SATB chorus, didjeridu and organ.

by Peter Sculthorpe (2004)

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Performance by William Barton, Adelaide Chamber Singers, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer from the CD Kalkadungu

This sample is of the Mixed choir with orchestra version of this work

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Kalkadungu : music for didjeridu and orchestra / William Barton.

Version: This product features the Mixed choir with orchestra version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 2462 [Available for loan]



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Requiem : for SATB chorus, didjeridu and organ / Peter Sculthorpe.

Library shelf no. 782.3238/SCU 2 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2004

Instrumentation: SATB choir, optional children's chorus, didjeridu, organ.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: First part: 1. Introit -- 2. Kyrie -- 3. Gradual -- 4. Sequence -- Second part: 5. Canticle -- 6. Sanctus -- 7. Agnus Dei -- 8. Communion.

Canticle' is "based upon an indigenous Australian lullaby, and composed at the time of the outbreak of fighting in Iraq, it grew from thoughts about children affected by war.


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


Performances of this work

27 Aug 2016: at The History of the Requiem II (St John's Cathedral, Brisbane). Featuring Brisbane Chamber Choir, Harry Wilson, Graeme Morton, University of Queensland Chamber Singers.

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

24 Nov 12: St Peter's Notting Hill, London UK. Featuring David Wordsworth, The Addison Singers.

4 Jul 2011: at Choir of Southwark Cathedral & William Barton (Southwark Cathedral (London)).

8 May 2011: at Remembering The Griffins (Fitter's Workshop).

3 May 2009: at Central Coast Philharmonia & Symphony Orchestra (Gosford High School). Featuring Central Coast Philharmonia, Central Coast Symphony Orchestra, Phil Rees.

Nov 05: Adelaide Town Hall. Featuring Arvo Volmer, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Chamber Singers, William Barton.

12 Jul 04: Performed as part of the Lichfield Festival, Lichfield Cathedral, UK. Featuring Ex Cathedra (choir), William Barton, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

3 Mar 04: Adelaide Town Hall. Featuring Richard Mills, William Barton, Carl Crossin, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Voices, Adelaide Chamber Singers.

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