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How the stars were made : for percussion ensemble

by Peter Sculthorpe (1971)

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Performance by Michael Askill from the CD Australian percussion

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Australian percussion / Michael Askill

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Library shelf no. CD 275 [Available for loan]

How the stars were made


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How the stars were made / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 785.6816/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1971

Instrumentation: Percussion (6 players).

Duration: 10 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: I. Prelude -- II. Sea -- III. Interlude -- IV. Seashore -- V. Interlude -- VI. Fire -- VII. Interlude -- VIII. Stars.

Written for: Les Percussions de Strasbourg

Commission note: Commissioned by Musica Viva Australia.

Performances of this work

7 May 2009: at Sun in Me - a portrait concert for Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday (National Portrait Gallery). Featuring William Barton.

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