Great Sandy Island


Full Orchestra
2(II=picc).2.2.2.cbsn - 4431 - timp - perc(3): tam-t/ tom-t/thunder sheet/chime - strings
Commissioned by the Suntory Foundation
First Performance
13.10.1998, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra/Kazufumi Yamashita

Score 0-571-52157-6 on sale, parts for hire

Programme Notes
PETER SCULTHORPE Great Sandy Island for orchestra (1998) Faber Music Ltd 3 Queen Square London WC1N 3AU Great Sandy Island was commissioned by Suntory Limited for the Suntory Hall International Program for Music Composition in 1998. The first performance was given by the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, at Tokyo Opera City, conducted by Kazufumi Yamashita, on 13 October 1998. Duration: 20 minutes Orchestration 2 Flutes (II=Piccolo) 2 Oboes 2 Clarinets in B= 2 Bassoons Contrabassoon 4 Horns in F 4 Trumpets in C 2 Trombones Bass trombone Tuba Timpani Percussion (3 players) Chime (middle C), Suspended cymbal, Chinese cymbal, Side drum, Bongo, Tom toms, Tam tam, Thunder sheet, Bass drum Strings The Score is in C Parts available on hire from the publishers

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