Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

First day covers

Sheet Music: Score

First day covers : a philharmonic philatelia / Edna Everage (poet) and Nigel Butterley (composer).

by Nigel Butterley and Edna Everage (1972)


This item is available for sale but is currently unable to be purchased online.
Please contact our Sales Department to place an order.

Product details

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (66p. -- B4 (portrait))

Duration: 30 mins

Contents note:

Overture : the dream of Edna -- Fanfare -- Prélude à  l'après-midi d'un gnome -- Three Fauna (The shark ; The blowfly ; The funnel-web spider) -- Evonne Goolagong -- Morceau en forme de 'meat pie' -- The pavlova -- Histoire du lamington -- Koangakâla symphony -- Surfers paradise I -- March of the Gladdyators.

Commissioned by ABC for performance by Youth Concerts 1972.

First performance by John Hopkins, Gordon Chater, Sydney Symphony — Feb 72. Sydney Town Hall

"Inspired by those wonderful little windows on our way of life, Australian postage stamps"

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

ISMN: M-67300-776-5

Related products

This work is also available in the following products:

First day covers
CD: First day covers / Nigel Butterley, Barry Humphries

First day covers
Parts: First day covers : a philharmonic philatelia / Edna Everage (poet) and Nigel Butterley (composer).


- Browse other works for Full orchestra with narrator

- Browse other works by Nigel Butterley

User reviews

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions and insights about this item.

To post a comment please login