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Music for Japan : for orchestra

by Peter Sculthorpe (1970)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Mark Atkins, Edo de Waart from the CD Sculthorpe

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Peter Sculthorpe, 1929-2014


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Work Details

Year: 1970

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.

Duration: 12 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Dedication note: Dedicated to John Hopkins

Commission note: Commissioned by National Music Camp Association.. Commissioned by the National Music Camp Association for performance at Expo '70, Osaka.

First performance: by Australian Youth Orchestra, John Hopkins — 25 May 70. Melbourne Town Hall

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