Piano Concerto


by Peter Sculthorpe

piano and orchestra
Solo Instruments with Orchestra
Instrumentation - 2231 - perc(3): tam-t/susp.cym/bongo/3 congas/BD/glsp/crot/3 tom-t - strings
Commissioned by Australian Broadcasting Commission for its fiftiethanniversary
First Performance
9.3.83, Melbourne: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Anthony Fogg/Myer Fredman

Study score 0-571-55736-8 (fp), two-piano score 0-571-55737-6 (fp) on sale, full score and parts for hire

Licensing Information

News & Reviews

'Concerto for Piano' reviews

'Eloquent and accurate, Sculthorpe’s music presents an image of Puccini wrestling with silence. The Japanese and Indonesian elements in this concertos the hard-edged rippling keyboard, the straight hovering reeds, the mournful repeated fall on to the tonic from a semitone above - are more than geographical accident. Melancholic brutality and opulent bleakness are Sculthorpe essences reflected more in the East than in the West … it is uncompromising, communicative and unfailingly skilful.’ The Read more

Site Search

Newsletter sign-up

Submit your email address here to receive the latest news and special offers from Faber Music

Score Availability

It is possible in certain circumstances to purchase some scores direct from the Hire Library, even if advertised as available only for hire.

Please Contact the Hire Library:
Tel: +44 (0)1279 828904
Email: hire@fabermusic.com

Take a look

Derek Bermel

Derek Bermel is highly acclaimed by critics for his versatility and astounding capability as a musician. As an...

read more