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Simori (solo piano)

by Peter Sculthorpe (1995)

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Performance by Ian Munro, Belinda Webster from the CD Mere bagatelles

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Three pieces for piano : Djilile, Callabonna, Simori / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 786.2/SCU 8 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1995

Instrumentation: Piano.

Duration: 12 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — AMEB Grade L.Mus.A

Contents note: I. Yu: Risoluto -- II. Wani: Ritmico -- III. Kamu: Drammatico -- IV. Pota: Con Tristezza -- V. Yu: Marcato.

Written for: Ian Munro

First performance: by Ian Munro — 29 Jul 95. Deal Festival of Music, England.

Based upon a sequence of songs belonging to the Simori mountain people of Papua New Guinea. The songs were brought to light by the Dutch ethnomusicologist Jaap Kunst.

Performances of this work

19 May 2012: at Sculthorpe - music for Guitar (Albert Hall, Canberra). Featuring Laura van Rijn, Matthew Withers.

11 May 12: Various venues in Canberra, ACT

29 Jul 95: Deal Festival of Music, England.. Featuring Ian Munro.

7 Jul 95: Concert Hall, Charles Darwin University, Darwin. Featuring Gerhard Mallon, Julian Byzantine.

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