Rites of passage (music theatre)
by Peter Sculthorpe (1972)
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Instrumentation: Large SATB chorus, 2-4 female singers (high voice), 2-4 female singers (low voice), 2-4 male singers (high voice), 2-4 male singers (low voice), percussion (opt.), piano.
Duration: 43 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Opera.
Text taken from The Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius.
Article: Scored in black and white
by Gordon Kalton Williams — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 14 April 2005, pp.14
Article: Performers sound out line-up for music festival
by Diana Streak, Arts editor — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Canberra Times, 6 March 2009, pp. 8
Resonate article: Sculthorpe concerts at Canberra International Music Festival by Jennifer Gall
Performances of this work
8 May 2009: at Peter Sculthorpe - Rites of Passage (Fitters' Workshop). Featuring Roland Peelman, Peter Sculthorpe, Synergy Percussion, ANU School of Music Contemporary Music Ensemble, Oriana Chorale.
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