Great sandy island : for orchestra
by Peter Sculthorpe (1998)
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Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.
Duration: 20 min.
Contents note: I. The sea coast -- II. The boro-ground -- III. The rain-forest -- IV. The garrison -- V. Dune dreaming.
Commission note: Commissioned by Suntory Limited for the Suntory International Program for Music Composition in 1998.
First performance: 13 Oct 98. Suntory Hall by the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
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13 Oct 98: Suntory Hall by the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
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