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Memento mori : for orchestra

by Peter Sculthorpe (1993)

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Performance by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, David Porcelijn from the CD Sun music

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Memento mori : for orchestra / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 784.2/SCU 8 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1993

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (flute 2 doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, strings.

Duration: 14 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by ABC for performance by West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

First performance: by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Mester — 2 Jul 93.


Performances of this work

10 Mar 19: Pfarrkirche St Martinus, Westerholt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

9 Mar 19: Pfarrkirche St Marien, Dorsten, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

27 Mar 2015: at Qld Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra (Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane). Featuring Peter Morris, Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.

18 Oct 2014: at Artistry! Innovation (Winthrop Hall).

15 Oct 2014: at ASO: Memento Mori (Grainger Studio). Featuring Benjamin Northey, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

2 May 14: New Zealand. Featuring New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

1 Sep 2010: at Edinburgh International Festival 2010 (Usher Hall). Featuring Vladimir Ashkenazy, Dene Olding, Sydney Symphony.

2 Jul 93: featuring West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Mester.

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