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Tabuh tabuhan : for wind quintet

by Peter Sculthorpe (1968)

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Tabuh tabuhan : for wind quintet and percussion

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Work Details

Year: 1968

Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, horn in F, bassoon, percussion (2 players).

Duration: 24 min.

Contents note: In 5 movements.

Dedication note: To my mother

Commission note: Commissioned as the First John Bishop Memorial Award, funded jointly by the Adelaide Festival Trust and Advertiser Newspapers Ltd.

First performance: by University of Adelaide Wind Quintet, Richard Smith, Bevan Bird — 1968. Adelaide Festival of the Arts


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Performances of this work

8 Mar 2021: at Adelaide Festival 2021 - Dust (UKARIA Cultural Centre).

14 Oct 2017: at Australia Ensemble - Postcards (Sculthorpe) (Sir John Clancy Auditorium). Featuring Australia Ensemble.

14 Apr 2016: at Australian Voices: Peter Sculthorpe (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Paul Dean, ANAM Musicians.

12 May 2012: at Inspired by Gamelan (National Library of Australia).

11 May 12: Various venues in Canberra, ACT

24 Jun 2011: at ANAM: Fifth Breath (Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)). Featuring Musicians of the National Academy of Music.

10 Sep 2010: at Throbbing (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Anthony Clarke, SCM Modern Music Ensemble.

10 Sep 2010: at Throbbing (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Anthony Clarke, SCM Modern Music Ensemble.

1968: Adelaide Festival of the Arts. Featuring Richard Smith, Bevan Bird, University of Adelaide Wind Quintet.

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