Corroboree : Symphonic ballet
by John Antill
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From the CD Corroboree ; An outback overture
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Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 2 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, tuba, pedal timpani, percussion (10 players), harp, celeste, piano, strings.
Duration: 47 min.
Contents note: No.1 Welcome ceremony -- No. 2 Dance to the evening star -- No. 3 A rain dance -- No. 4 The spirit of the wind -- No. 5 Homage to the rising sun -- No. 6 The morning star dance -- No. 7 Procession of totems and closing fire ceremony.
First performance: 1950.
Composed 1946 ; Orchestra Suite No. 1 composed 1946 ; Orchestral Suite No. 2 composed 1950.
Corroboree - Drawing
Article: Scored in black and white
by Gordon Kalton Williams — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 14 April 2005, pp.14
Article: Indigenous inspiration
Source: Souce: Bangkok Post, 3 October 2008
Article: Cry of the earth
by Vincent Plush — © News Limited
Source: Source: Courier-Mail, 9 April 2005, M05
Article: Corroboree / Michelle Potter.
Performances of this work
15 Mar 2017: at QSO Education Concert: Dance Inspirations - Antill (QSO Studio South Bank). Featuring Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
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