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Sun song : full orchestra

by Peter Sculthorpe (1984)

Also known as: From Jabiru dreaming

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Performance by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, David Porcelijn from the CD Sun music

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Peter Sculthorpe, 1929-2014


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Peter Sculthorpe, 1929-2014 : the ABC recordings.

Library shelf no. CD 2599 [Not for loan]

Sun song

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Sun song / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/SCU 4 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1984

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 2 tenor trombones, tuba, percussion (2 players), strings.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Dedication note: Dedicated to Frank Callaway. To Professor Sir Frank Callaway


Article: Scored in black and white
by Gordon Kalton Williams — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 14 April 2005, pp.14

Book: 2012 Education Program, Meet the Music 3 and 4 resource kit / Sydney Symphony.


Performances of this work

16 Mar 2018: at Defying Gravity: Starstruck with Miquel Bernat [SOLD OUT] (Fremantle Arts Centre). Featuring Defying Gravity.

25 Jul 2014: at ASO: Sculthorpe, Dvorák, Bartók (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane.

19 Jul 14: St Mary's Church, Osterly, UK. Featuring Hounslow Symphony Orchestra.

16 Aug 2012: at Sydney Symphony (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Alexander Gavrylyuk, Thomas Sanderling, Sydney Symphony.

15 Aug 12: Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW. Featuring Thomas Sanderling, Alexander Gavrylyuk, Sydney Symphony.

15 Aug 2012: at Sydney Symphony: 3 Russias + Sculthorpe (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Sydney Symphony, Thomas Sanderling, Alexander Gavrylyuk.

1 Jun 89: SACEM, Paris. Featuring Synergy Percussion.

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