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Viola song : for piano quintet

by Peter Sculthorpe (2001)

Viola song


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Viola song : for piano quintet / Peter Sculthorpe.

Library shelf no. 785.2815/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

A short work, Viola Song is full of well-being. Its four parts consist of an introduction, two statements of the viola's song and an extended coda. The work was commissioned by Musica Viva, in honour of the CEO of Mercantile Mutual, Rod Atfield, upon his retirement. It is one of five such works, written by different composers.

Work Details

Year: 2001

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello, piano.

Duration: 2 min.

Commission note: Commissioned by Musica Viva Australia.

First performance: by Ysaye Quartet, Pascal Rogé — 20 Oct 01. City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney

Performances of this work

20 Oct 01: City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney. Featuring Ysaye Quartet, Pascal Rogé.

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