Sheet Music: Score
Kookaburra's friends / Miloslav Penicka.
by Miloslav Penicka (1990)
Our twins started piano at age six with a nearby composer, Ann Carr-Boyd. Three years later Sarah started her "Wildflower Suite" dedicated to Miloslav Penicka! It opened with "Mountain Devil" and concluded 2 bars later. This gave me the idea for Kookaburra's Friends.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (23p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Medium — AMEB Grades 2-6
Duration: 25 min.
Contents note: Kookaburra -- Goanna -- Kangaroos -- Lyrebird -- Magpies -- Wombat -- Possums' polka -- Wedge-tailed eagle -- Turtles -- Echidna -- Fruit bats -- Koala -- Crow -- Playing platypi -- Dingo -- Noisy miners.
First performance by Sarah Penicka-Smith — 1992.
Notation programme: Finale.
Copyright held by M. Penicka.
First performance by Ross Hamilton at 2MBS-FM, Sydney, 10 February 1998 ; first 6 pieces performed at Australian Institute of Music 1997.
Manuscript with composer.
Tonal in style.
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