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Kakadu (sab choir with chamber ensemble)

by Judith Clingan (1990)



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Kakadu / music: Judith Clingan ; words: Marian Clingan, adapted by Judith Clingan.

Library shelf no. 782.1088054/CLI 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1990

Instrumentation: SAB voices, flute, clarinet, recorders, didgeridoo, hammered dulcimer (or keyboard), violin or clarinet (or rebec/psaltery/crumhorn), violoncello, percussion.

Contents note: I. Prelude ; II. Gurrung ; III. Pandanus ; IV. Gunumeleng ; V. Gudjewg ; VI. Bang gereng ; VII. Yegge ; VIII. Making fire ; IX. Wurrgeng ; X. Stars ; XI. Postlude.

Commission note: Commissioned by Gaudeamus A.C.T.

First performance: by Gaudeamus — 1990. Canberra

Words by Marian Clingan, adapted by the composer.

Can be performed as a concert piece or as music theatre

Winner of a Sounds Australian Award, 1991.

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
1991 Sounds Australian Award Winner Judith Clingan

Performances of this work

18 Dec 2013: at Choral music from the Great South Land (Albert Hall, Canberra).

13 Oct 2012: at This Planet We Share (St Magnus Cathedral). Featuring Wayfarers Australia, Judith Clingan.

24 Mar 2012: at Wayfarers Australia (Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture). Featuring Wayfarers Australia, Judith Clingan.

1990: Canberra. Featuring Gaudeamus.

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