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Rites of passage (music theatre)

by Peter Sculthorpe (1972)

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Rites of passage

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Rites of passage / Peter Sculthorpe.

Library shelf no. CD 1700 [On loan, due 19/8/14]

Rites of passage

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Score

Rites of passage : chorales [chorus part] / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 782.55548/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1972

Instrumentation: Large SATB chorus, 2-4 female singers (high voice), 2-4 female singers (low voice), 2-4 male singers (high voice), 2-4 male singers (low voice), percussion (opt.), piano.

Duration: 43 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Opera.

First performance: by Melbourne Chorale, Victorian College of the Arts Orchestra — 12 Sep 75. Dallas Brooks Hall, Melbourne

Text taken from The Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius.

Analysis

Article: Scored in black and white
by Gordon Kalton Williams — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 14 April 2005, pp.14

Article: Performers sound out line-up for music festival
by Diana Streak, Arts editor — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Canberra Times, 6 March 2009, pp. 8

Resonate article: Sculthorpe concerts at Canberra International Music Festival by Jennifer Gall

Article: Sculthorpe - Rites of Passage / by [anon]

Article: Rites of Passage / by Michael Hannan & Peter Sculthorpe.

Article: Rites of Passage / by Peter Sculthorpe.

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Performances of this work

8 May 2009: at Peter Sculthorpe - Rites of Passage (Fitter's Workshop). Featuring Roland Peelman, Peter Sculthorpe, Synergy Percussion, ANU School of Music Contemporary Music Ensemble, Oriana Chorale.

12 Sep 75: Dallas Brooks Hall, Melbourne. Featuring Melbourne Chorale, Victorian College of the Arts Orchestra.

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